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Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN)

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Tyson Foods, Inc.
2200 W. Don Tyson Parkway
Springdale, AR 72762
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Phone: 479-290-4000

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Consumer Goods
Industry:Meat Products
Full Time Employees:115,000

Business Summary 

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. The company’s Chicken segment breeds and raises chickens; and processes live chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products. Its Beef segment processes live fed cattle; fabricates dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products; and sells hides and meats. The company’s Pork segment is involved in the processing of live market hogs and allied products; and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. Its Prepared Foods segment 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. The company markets and sells its products through sales staff, independent brokers, and trading companies to grocery retailers and wholesalers; meat distributors; warehouse club stores; military commissaries; industrial food processing companies; chain restaurants or their distributors; international export companies; 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 Aug 1, 2014 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 8.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Donnie Smith , 55
Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Dennis Leatherby , 54
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. James V. Lochner , 62
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Noel White , 56
Pres of Poultry
Mr. Donnie D. King , 52
Pres of Prepared Foods, Customer & Consumer Solutions
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.
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