Posted 5/22/2006 12:00 am
Updated 11 months ago
Bond is only the company's second CEO that is not a member of the Tyson family.
Tyson Foods' CFO, general counsel and senior vice president of external relations will continue to report to John Tyson.
Last year he was the state's highest paid executive among Arkansas public companies.
Tyson today also approved a quarterly dividend of 4 cents a share on Class A common stock and 3.6 cents a share on Class B common stock, payable on Sept. 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 1.
Shares of Tyson (NYSE: TSN) were trading at $16.46 on Friday after closing at $15.55 on Thursday.