Tyson names New CEO

Tyson Foods has named Donnie Smith president/CEO and Jim Lochner COO. Smith is currently senior group vice president of Poultry and Prepared Foods while Lochner is senior group vice president of Fresh Meats. Leland Tollett, who has been serving as interim president and CEO of the company since January, will continue in the coming months to assist Smith and Lochner in the transition, and he will be available for strategic advice and support.

Smith, 50, joined Tyson in 1980 and moved to

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