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Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week’s list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

New CEO Tom Hayes Leads Tyson Foods' Annual Meeting

by Marty Cook 2/9/2017 12:39 pm

Just three days after reporting record first-quarter profits, Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale held its annual shareholders meeting at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale.

Update: Tyson Foods 1Q Beats; Company Reports SEC Subpoena

by Reuters 2/6/2017 7:31 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit. It also said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Price-Fixing Lawsuit Triggers More Litigation Against Tyson

by Mark Friedman 1/16/2017 12:00 am

A lawsuit alleging a massive price-fixing conspiracy involving Tyson Foods Inc. and other chicken producers has sparked more litigation against the Springdale meat producer.

Incoming Tyson CEO Tom Hayes Earned $4.6M in 2016

by Marty Cook 12/23/2016 8:38 am

Incoming Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Tom Hayes earned $4.6 million in compensation from the company in 2016, according to Tyson's proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Former Hillshire Exec Tom Hayes to Become Tyson Foods CEO

by Marty Cook and Lance Turner 11/21/2016 11:08 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Monday that Tom Hayes, its president and a former executive with Hillshire Brands Co., will succeed Donnie Smith as CEO on Dec. 31.

At Conference, Tyson Foods Touts Stable Earnings, Sales Growth

by Lance Turner 9/12/2016 10:45 am

Tyson Foods Inc. executives told investors at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference last week that the company is aiming for single-digit growth in fiscal 2017.

Wal-Mart's McMillon Tops Compensation List of 100 Arkansas Public Company Execs

by Gwen Moritz 8/29/2016 12:00 am

C. Douglas McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has returned to the No. 1 spot on the annual list of executive compensation at publicly traded companies headquartered in the state.

Mike Malone Stepping Down As Northwest Arkansas Council CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/18/2016 3:41 pm

Mike Malone announced he will leave the Northwest Arkansas Council where he has served as president and CEO of the nonprofit since 2006.

Tyson Foods 3Q Net Income Up 41 Percent

by Marty Cook 8/8/2016 7:12 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports third-quarter net income of $484 million, up 41 percent from the same quarter last year, and raises earnings estimates for the fiscal year.

Tysons Give Arkansas Children's Northwest Record-Setting $15M

by Marty Cook 8/2/2016 10:37 am

The Tyson family and Tyson Foods Inc. announces a $15 million donation to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

Tom Hayes Named President of Tyson Foods

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2016 4:02 pm

Formerly chief commercial officer of Tyson Foods, Tom Hayes will work directly with CEO Donnie Smith, who has also been carrying the title of president.

Net Income Up 40 Percent, Tyson Foods Raises Earnings Guidance

by Lance Turner 5/9/2016 10:06 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported a 40 percent increase in first-quarter net income and raised its guidance for fiscal-year earnings.

Tyson Foods Names Monica McGurk to Oversee Strategy, New Ventures

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/12/2016 4:20 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale named Monica McGurk senior vice president of strategy and new ventures.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Agriculture & Timber

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An agriculture and timber resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Tyson Foods Stock Jumps on Record 1Q Earnings

by Alexis Crowe 2/5/2016 9:44 am

Tyson Foods Inc. on Friday reported first quarter income of $461 million, up 49 percent from the same period in 2015.

Former Tyson Foods COO Buddy Wray Dies

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 3:10 pm

Donald E. "Buddy" Wray, who served in several executive positions over decades with Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, has died, according to statements from the company.

Tyson Foods CEO Sees Pay Package Rise in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2015 11:46 am

CEO Donnie Smith of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale saw his compensation rise slightly in 2015, according to the company’s proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mike Beebe Joins Tyson Foods' Board of Directors

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2015 3:15 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe has been named to the board of directors of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, the publicly traded meat processor announced Wednesday.

Tyson Foods 4Q Net Income Up 88 Percent

by Lance Turner and Mark Carter 11/23/2015 7:17 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported an 88 percent increase in a key measure of profit as its prepared foods and chicken segments continued to show growth.