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    Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN)

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    40.18 Down 0.15(0.37%) Dec 26, 4:01PM EST
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    Tyson Foods, Inc.
    2200 Don Tyson Parkway
    Springdale, AR 72762
    United States - Map
    Phone: 479-290-4000
    Website: http://www.tyson.com

    Details 
    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Consumer Goods
    Industry:Meat Products
    Full Time Employees:124,000

    Business Summary 

    Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. The company breeds and raises chickens; and processes live chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products. It also processes live fed cattle, and live market hogs and allied products; fabricates pork and dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products; and sells hides and meats. In addition, the company manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, such as pepperoni, bacon, beef and pork pizza toppings, pizza crusts, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes, and processed meats. It sells its products through sales staff, independent brokers, and trading companies primarily under Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Sara Lee frozen bakery, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells, and State Fair brand names. The company serves grocery retailers and wholesalers; meat distributors; warehouse club stores; military commissaries; industrial food processing companies; chain restaurants or their distributors; international export companies; live markets; and domestic distributors, who serve restaurants, as well as foodservice operations, such as plant and school cafeterias, convenience stores, hospitals, and other vendors. Tyson Foods, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Tyson Foods, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Dec 1, 2014 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. Donnie Smith , 55
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    5.18M147.00K
    Mr. Dennis Leatherby , 54
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    2.21M113.00K
    Mr. Noel White , 56
    Pres of Poultry
    2.13M3.17M
    Mr. Donnie D. King , 52
    Pres of North American Operations and Pres of Food Service
    2.24M624.00K
    Mr. James V. Lochner , 62
    Advisor
    5.01M12.80M
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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