John R. Tyson (businessman)

John Randal Tyson (born March 9, 1990) is an American businessman who is the chief financial officer at Tyson Foods. He was previously its chief sustainability officer from 2019 to 2022.

John R. Tyson
John Randal Tyson

(1990-03-09) March 9, 1990 (age 34)
Alma materHarvard College
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Political partyIndependent
RelativesDonald J. Tyson (grandfather), John W. Tyson (great-grandfather)

Life edit

Tyson was born March 9, 1990.[1] He is the son of businessman John H. Tyson.[2] He completed a bachelor's degree in economics at Harvard College and a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.[3]

Tyson worked for JPMorgan Chase and was also a private equity and venture capital investor.[2][3] He was a lecturer at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.[4]

In 2019, Tyson became the chief sustainability officer of Tyson Foods, succeeding Justin Whitmore.[3] Tyson was promoted to chief financial officer of Tyson Foods in September 2022, succeeding Stewart Glendinning.[2]

On November 6, 2022, Tyson was found asleep in a Fayetteville home in the bed by the resident.[5] Tyson was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing and public intoxication.[6] Tyson pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing and public intoxication in January 2023.[7]

References edit

  1. ^ Sinnenberg, Jackson (2022-11-19). "Tyson's CFO shown forced out of stranger's bed in arrest footage". The National Desk. Retrieved 2023-11-28. at 29m25s in the video clip in article
  2. ^ a b c Maurer, Mark (2022-09-27). "Tyson Foods Promotes Chairman's Son to CFO Role". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2022-11-08.
  3. ^ a b c Allen, Anne (2019-09-11). "Tyson Foods Names John R. Tyson Chief Sustainability Officer". Deli Market News. Retrieved 2022-11-08.
  4. ^ Owens, Nathan (2019-09-11). "Tyson descendant tasked with leading sustainability work". Arkansas Online. Retrieved 2022-11-08.
  5. ^ Lenthang, Marlene (November 7, 2022). "Tyson Foods CFO arrested after drunkenly entering random woman's home and sleeping in her bed, police say". NBC News. Retrieved 2022-11-08.
  6. ^ Kavilanz, Parija (2022-11-07). "Tyson Foods CFO arrested after entering wrong home, falling asleep | CNN Business". CNN. Retrieved 2022-11-08.
  7. ^ Roberts, Adam (2023-01-26). "John Tyson pleads guilty to misdemeanor charges, fined". KHBS. Retrieved 2023-11-28.