Tyson Foods Names EVP, General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 1:49 pm   1 min read

Amy Tu (Tyson Foods)

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has named Amy Tu executive vice president and general counsel, effective Dec. 11.

Tu most recently served as chief counsel for global law affairs at The Boeing Co. and was based in Washington, D.C. She has more than 20 years of international experience and will report directly to President and CEO Tom Hayes.

Tu will succeed David L. Van Bebber, who was hired by Tyson in May 1986 as part of its Lane Processing Inc. acquisition and has served in the role since May 2008. Van Bebber will continue his employment with the company through May 11 to ensure a smooth transition.

Before Boeing, Tu worked as international corporate counsel at Gap Inc. and as international corporate counsel at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. She is  from Arkansas and earned her law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law, as well as bachelor's in Economics from Wellesley College. 



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