USA, Springdale, Arkansas. An executive for one of the world’s largest consumer packaged goods companies has been named to the board of directors of Tyson Foods Inc. company officials announced.
Jeffrey K. Schomburger, Global Sales Officer for Procter & Gamble, has been selected as a new independent director on the Tyson Foods board, effective December 5, 2016. The board is expanding from ten to eleven members, and Schomburger will be one of eight independent directors.
Schomburger has held numerous leadership positions with P&G since joining the company in 1984, including President of the Global Walmart team from 2005 to 2015. He started with P&G as a sales representative and held positions of increasing responsibility in the company’s paper products business. He progressed to the company’s customer marketing organization, managing various assignments in Western Europe, including Vice President of Sales for Western Europe, before returning to the U.S. to lead P&G’s Global Walmart business. He was named to his current position in 2015.
In addition to Schomburger and Chairman John Tyson, other current members of the Tyson Foods board of directors are Gaurdie E. Banister Jr.; Mike Beebe; Mikel A. Durham; current Tyson Foods president and incoming CEO Tom Hayes; Kevin M. McNamara; Brad T. Sauer; Donnie Smith, Robert Thurber and Barbara A. Tyson.
Source: Tyson Foods