People: Tyson Foods Inc (TSN)

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11 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Tyson

60 2011 Executive Chairman of the Board

Donald Smith

54 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer

Dennis Leatherby

53 2008 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Devin Cole

2013 President - Sales and Marketing, Chief Commercial Officer

Donnie King

51 2013 President - Prepared Foods, Customer and Consumer Solutions

Wes Morris

2013 President - Prepared Foods

Stephen Stouffer

53 2013 President - Fresh Meats

Noel White

55 2013 President - Poultry

James Lochner

61 2009 Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth Kimbro

60 2013 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

David Van Bebber

57 2008 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Howell Carper

60 2013 Executive Vice President - Strategy and New Ventures

Sara Lilygren

2013 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs

Russell Tooley

2013 Executive Vice President - Program Management

Curt Calaway

40 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

James Young

2013 Group Vice President - International

Jim Kever

61 2008 Lead Independent Director

Barbara Tyson

64 2002 Director

Kathleen Bader

63 2011 Independent Director

Gaurdie Banister

56 2011 Independent Director

Kevin McNamara

58 2007 Independent Director

Brad Sauer

55 2008 Independent Director

Robert Thurber

66 2009 Independent Director

Albert Zapanta

72 2004 Independent Director

Jon Kathol

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Tyson

Mr. John H. Tyson is Executive Chairman of the Board of Tyson Foods Inc. Mr. Tyson has been a member of the Board since 1984, has served as Chairman since 1998, and served as Chief Executive Officer from 2001 until 2006. Mr. Tyson has devoted his professional career to the Company and brings extensive understanding of the Company, its operations and the protein and food processing industries to the Board. Through his leadership experience gained as a recent Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Mr. Tyson provides the Board with critical insight into the Company's business. In addition, Mr. Tyson, through his association with the TLP, has a substantial personal interest in the Company. The Board believes that Mr. Tyson's leadership experience and knowledge of the Company acquired through his years of service to the Company and his personal stake in its success qualify him to serve on the Board.

Donald Smith

Mr. Donald Smith is President, Chief Executive Officer of Tyson Foods Inc. After serving as Senior Group Vice President, Poultry and Prepared Foods since January 2009, prior to which he served as Group Vice President of Consumer Products since 2008, Group Vice President of Logistics and Operations Services since 2007, Group Vice President Information Systems, Purchasing and Distribution since 2006 and Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer since 2005. Mr. Smith was initially employed by the Company in 1980.

Dennis Leatherby

Mr. Dennis Leatherby is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Tyson Foods Inc. After serving as Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer since 1998. He also served as Interim Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Leatherby was initially employed by the Company in 1990.

Devin Cole

Donnie King

Mr. Donnie D. King is President - Prepared Foods, Customer and Consumer Solutions of Tyson Foods Inc. After serving as Senior Group Vice President, Poultry and Prepared Foods since 2009, after serving as Group Vice President, Refrigerated and Deli since 2008, Group Vice President, Operations since 2007, Senior Vice President, Consumer Products Operations since 2006 and Senior Vice President, Poultry Operations since 2003. Mr. King was initially employed by Valmac Industries, Inc. in 1982. Valmac Industries, Inc. was acquired by the Company in 1984.

Wes Morris

Stephen Stouffer

Mr. Stephen R. Stouffer is President - Meats of Tyson Foods Inc. After serving as Senior Vice President, Beef Margin Management since 2012, prior to which he served as Vice President, Ground Beef, Trim and Variety Meats Sales since 2009, and Director, Ground Beef, Trim and Carcass Sales since 2006. Mr. Stouffer was initially employed by IBP, inc. in 1982.

Noel White

Mr. Noel W. White is President - Poultry of Tyson Foods Inc. After serving as Senior Group Vice President, Fresh Meats since 2009, after serving as Senior Vice President, Pork Margin Management since 2007 and Group Vice President, Fresh Meats Operations/Commodity Sales since 2005. Mr. White was initially employed by IBP, inc. in 1983.

James Lochner

Mr. James V. Lochner was Chief Operating Officer of Tyson Foods Inc., effective September 2014. After serving as Senior Group Vice President, Fresh Meats since 2007, Senior Group Vice President, Fresh Meats and Margin Optimization since 2006 and Senior Group Vice President, Margin Optimization, Purchasing and Logistics since 2005. Mr. Lochner was initially employed by IBP, inc. in 1983.

Kenneth Kimbro

Mr. Kenneth J. Kimbro is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Tyson Foods Inc. He was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in 2012, after serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer since 2007, prior to which he served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Mr. Kimbro was initially employed by IBP, inc. in 1995.

David Van Bebber

Mr. David L. Van Bebber is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Tyson Foods Inc. After serving as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel since 2004. Mr. Van Bebber was initially employed by Lane Processing in 1982. Lane Processing was acquired by the Company in 1986.

Howell Carper

Mr. Howell P.Carper was appointed Executive Vice President Strategy and New Ventures of Tyson Foods, Inc. 2013. After serving as Group Vice President, Research and Development, Logistics, and Technical Services since 2008, prior to which he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Research and Development since 2003, and Senior Vice President and General Manager, Foodbrands Foodservice since 2001. Mr. Carper was appointed by IBP, inc. as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing in 1999. IBP, inc. was acquired by the Company in 2001. Prior to employment with IBP, inc., he served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing with Foodbrands, Inc., which was acquired by IBP, inc. in 1997.

Sara Lilygren

Russell Tooley

Curt Calaway

Mr. Curt T. Calaway is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Tyson Foods, Inc. He was appointed Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in 2012, after serving as Vice President, Audit and Compliance since 2008, prior to which he served as the Company's Senior Director of Financial Reporting. Mr. Calaway was initially employed by the Company in 2006.

James Young

Jim Kever

Mr. Jim D. Kever is Lead Independent Director of Tyson Foods Inc. He is the founding partner of Voyent Partners, LLC, an investment partnership founded in 2001. Mr. Kever is also a director of 3D Systems Corporation and Luminex Corporation and has served as a director of ACI Worldwide, Inc. and Emdeon Corporation. Mr. Kever has been a member of the Board since 1999. Mr. Kever has extensive knowledge of capital markets and corporate finance and qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert" within the meaning of the regulations of the SEC. His experience as the director of various companies across a diverse range of industries provides him a unique perspective of, and the ability to understand and address, the challenges and issues facing the Company.

Barbara Tyson

Ms. Barbara A. Tyson is Director of Tyson Foods Inc. She served as Vice President of the Company until 2002, when she retired and became a consultant to the Company. She ceased serving as a consultant on November 30, 2011. Ms. Tyson has been a member of the Board since 1988. Through her years of experience as both an officer and director of the Company, Ms. Tyson developed an understanding of the Company and its operations, which allows her to assist the Board in its development of the Company's long-term strategy.

Kathleen Bader

Ms. Kathleen M. Bader is Independent Director of Tyson Foods Inc. She was President and Chief Executive Officer of NatureWorks LLC, which manufactures fibers and packaging materials from renewable sources, having served in that capacity from 2004 to 2006, at which time she retired. Ms. Bader also spent more than 30 years with Dow Chemical, holding various management positions in the company's global and North American operations, including global business president of a $4.2 billion plastics portfolio. She has served on the board of directors of Textron Inc. since 2004 and was previously a director for Halliburton Company. She also served on the President's Homeland Security Advisory Council and completed an eight year term on the board for Habitat for Humanity International in 2012. Ms. Bader has been a member of the Board since 2011.

Gaurdie Banister

Mr. Gaurdie E. Banister Jr., is Independent Director of Tyson Foods, Inc. He is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aera Energy LLC, a $5 billion oil and gas producer that is jointly owned by Shell and ExxonMobil, a position he has held since 2007. Prior to joining Aera Energy in 2007, Mr. Banister held a number of management positions with Shell where he had responsibility for, among other things, strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Banister has been a member of the Board since 2011.

Kevin McNamara

Mr. Kevin M. McNamara is Independent Director of Tyson Foods Inc. He is the founding principal of McNamara Family Ventures, a family investment office providing venture and growth capital to health care companies. He also is an operating partner in Health Evolution Partners ("HEP"), a healthcare focused private equity firm which he joined in April 2013. In his capacity with HEP, he serves on the Board of Optimal Radiology Partners and chairs the board of CenseoHealth. He also serves as the Chairman of Agilum Healthcare Intelligence, a healthcare business intelligence company, having served in that capacity since 2011. He previously served as the Vice Chairman of Leon Medical Centers, a healthcare provider for medicare patients in Miami-Dade County, Florida, from 2010 to 2011, and continues to serve on the Leon Medical Centers board of directors. From 2005 to 2009 he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of HealthSpring, Inc., a managed care company. Mr. McNamara is a director of Luminex Corporation. Mr. McNamara has been a member of the Board since 2007. Mr. McNamara's financial expertise and professional experience are critical to the Board, the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. His experience overseeing financial reporting processes, internal accounting and financial controls, as well as managing independent auditor engagements, qualifies him as an "audit committee financial expert" within the meaning of the regulations of the SEC.

Brad Sauer

Mr. Brad T. Sauer is Independent Director of Tyson Foods Inc. He is currently Executive Vice President, 3M Industrial Business Group, of 3M Company, a position he has held since October 2012. He previously served as Executive Vice President, HealthCare Business for 3M Company and served in that capacity from 2004 to October 2012. Mr. Sauer has been a member of the Board since 2008. Mr. Sauer's career and management expertise spans many disciplines, including sales and marketing, technology and product innovation, and manufacturing quality and processes, which allows him to bring an extensive, multi-disciplined perspective to the Board. In addition, Mr. Sauer's experience as an executive officer of a Fortune 500 company helps him understand the Company's challenges in a global marketplace.

Robert Thurber

Mr. Robert C. Thurber is Independent Director of Tyson Foods, Inc. He currently retired, served as Vice President of purchasing for Sysco Corporation from 1987 to 2007. Mr. Thurber is also a director of Capstone Bancshares, Inc. Mr. Thurber has been a member of the Board since 2009. Mr. Thurber's experience at a leading marketer and distributor of food products to the foodservice industry is particularly relevant given the Company's position as a leading supplier of high quality protein to the foodservice industry.

Albert Zapanta

Mr. Albert C. Zapanta is Independent Director of Tyson Foods Inc. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of the United States–Mexico Chamber of Commerce and has served in that capacity since 1993. Mr. Zapanta has been a member of the Board since 2004. After a distinguished 36 year military career, Mr. Zapanta entered the private sector, where he served as a senior corporate officer for 18 years. He also has an extensive public service career, which includes various presidential appointments.

Jon Kathol

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

John Tyson

3,637,500 19,517,200

Donald Smith

8,784 8,784

Dennis Leatherby

67,500 393,731

Devin Cole

0 0

Donnie King

40,000 624,473

Wes Morris

0 0

Stephen Stouffer

0 0

Noel White

275,400 3,172,350

James Lochner

1,091,137 13,535,254

Kenneth Kimbro

0 0

David Van Bebber

0 0

Howell Carper

0 0

Sara Lilygren

0 0

Russell Tooley

0 0

Curt Calaway

0 0

James Young

0 0

Jim Kever

75,850 249,920

Barbara Tyson

0 0

Kathleen Bader

0 0

Gaurdie Banister

0 0

Kevin McNamara

0 0

Brad Sauer

0 0

Robert Thurber

0 0

Albert Zapanta

0 0

Jon Kathol

0 0
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