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Tyson Foods Making Leadership Changes

The move is part of Tyson’s continuing effort to focus on the future, while delivering operational excellence for its customers and consumers across the world.

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Tyson Foods has announced it’s making three key changes to the company’s enterprise leadership team, effective October 2.

Stewart Glendinning will transition from his current role as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Tyson to take on the position of group president, prepared foods. Glendinning, who joined Tyson Foods in 2017, previously served as president and CEO, international at Molson Coors Brewing.

John R. Tyson has been named chief financial officer for Tyson Foods. In his new role, Tyson will continue to lead enterprise strategy and sustainability activities as part of the company’s commitment to developing a more sustainable protein system. Prior to joining the company in 2019, he held various roles in investment banking, private equity, and venture capital.

Amy Tu will begin to serve as president, international & chief administrative officer, expanding her current enterprise leadership role as executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary, global governance & corporate affairs. Tu joined Tyson Foods in 2017 as general counsel. Prior to joining Tyson Foods, she held various global leadership roles at the Boeing Company and Walmart.

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“These shifts draw on the individual strengths of these leaders and the broad expertise that exists within the company’s management team,” says Donnie King, Tyson Foods president and chief executive officer. “Stewart has the financial and operational background, as well as the proven organizational management skills, needed to help unlock the full potential of our iconic consumer brands within Tyson’s Prepared Foods business. John R. Tyson is a dynamic next-generation company leader, and this combined role will enable him to further develop and drive the company’s future strategy. Amy has extensive international experience and is a proven enterprise leader who builds high-performing teams. Her global mindset will help us continue to grow our international business.”

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