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Board of Brazil's BRF elects Luz as new CEO -filing

SAO PAULO, March 28 (Reuters) - The board of Brazilian food company BRF SA has elected Lorival Luz as its new global chief executive replacing Pedro Parente, according to a securities filing on Thursday.

The decision is effective from June 17, the filing said, adding Parente will remain chairman of the board to complete his two-year term in that capacity through April 2020. (Reporting by Ana Mano; Editing by Sandra Maler)