Donnie Smith Promoted to CEO of Tyson Foods


Nov 20, 2009

Tyson Foods has reported that Donnie Smith has been promoted to CEO of the company.

In a press release, Tyson also announced Jim Lochner, currently senior group vice president of Fresh Meats, has been named the company’s chief operating officer. Leland Tollett, who has been serving as interim president and CEO of the company since January, will continue  to assist Smith and Lochner in the transition.