Tagged: john tyson

Tyson Foods Breaks Ground on Incubation Center in Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2016 1:14 pm

John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods Inc., and Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse broke ground Thursday on the future site of a $31 million incubation center that will deliver hatching operations for the company's broiler chicken business.

Arkansas Contributors Help Noelle Nikpour in Florida Congressional Race

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Noelle Nikpour, the Republican strategist and Fox News pundit who used to call Little Rock home, remains in the race for Congress from Florida’s 18th District.

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.

Update: Tyson Foods to Put 300 Workers in Downtown Springdale

by Marty Cook 10/8/2015 2:07 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Thursday announced plans to locate 300 workers in a new two-story, 44,000-SF building in downtown Springdale.

Tysons Give $5M to UA System Agriculture Division

by Marty Cook 3/2/2015 11:20 am

The Tyson family and Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale donated $5 million to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Nine Billionaires with Arkansas Ties Make Forbes 500 List

by Mark Carter 3/2/2015 10:33 am

Nine billionaires with Arkansas ties find themselves on the most recent Forbes 500 list of the world's richest people, released this week.

Tyson Foods Gives $1M to Downtown Springdale Alliance

by Mark Carter 1/23/2015 3:37 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. has given $1 million to the Downtown Springdale Alliance, the nonprofit working to revitalize the city's original downtown.

Tyson Foods Foundation, Family Donate $500K to UA's eVersity

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2015 10:47 am

The Tyson Foods Foundation Inc. and the Tyson family have donated $500,000 to the University of Arkansas System's online university, eVersity.

Total Compensation Up for Tyson Executives in 2014

by Lance Turner 12/24/2014 10:07 am

Total compensation rose for top executives at Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale in 2014, the same year the company completed its biggest acquisition ever.

Tyson Family Stock Nears $3 Billion; Waltons No. 1 On Top Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 11/17/2014 12:00 am

The second-wealthiest family in northwest Arkansas, the Tysons, saw their stock holdings increase by nearly $1 billion over the past year — an increase of more than 40 percent.

Arkansas Executive Use of Company Jets Rises in 2013

by Mark Friedman 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Top executives at nine of Arkansas’ public companies valued their personal flights on company jets at a total of $2.4 million for 2013, according to proxy statements filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and compiled by Arkansas Business.

John Tyson Reaps $20 Million in Pay, Stock Options

by Gwen Moritz 12/20/2013 3:48 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. also paid $29.85 million to a Tyson family-owned company for 1 million shares of Class B stock, the newly release proxy reveals.

John Tyson Marks 20 Years of Holiday Donations to Watershed

by Mark Carter 12/17/2013 12:40 pm

Led by Chairman John Tyson, Tyson Foods Inc. delivers 30,000 pounds of meat to Little Rock's Watershed Project to help hunger relief efforts. The delivery marked the 20th year of Tyson's relationship with Watershed.

Here's How You Can Get Into Warren Stephens' Exclusive Alotian Club

by Lance Turner 4/1/2013 11:12 am

The Alotian Club, Warren Stephens' ultra-exclusive golfer's paradise off Highway 10 west of Little Rock, will open its doors to the public for the first time this summer as host of the 111th Western Amateur championship. Here's how you can get in.

Reynie Rutledge Replaces John Tyson on University of Arkansas Board of Trustees

by Lance Turner 3/1/2013 10:36 am

Gov. Mike Beebe names Reynie Rutledge of Searcy to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees and Bob Burns of Little Rock to the Arkansas State Police Commission. Rutledge replaces John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods Inc., who resigned last month.

Ulterior Motives (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/18/2013 12:00 am

If you see something published in Arkansas Business, whether it has a byline or not, you can fairly conclude that I, as editor, thought it was quality information that would be of some value or interest to the business audience that I’m paid to serve. Period.

John Tyson Resigns From University of Arkansas Board of Trustees

by Mark Friedman 2/15/2013 3:43 pm

John Tyson of Springdale resigned from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees on Feb. 8, but the UA System didn't know about the resignation until Arkansas Business informed it of the move on Friday.

Justice Goodson Recuses From Tyson Cases After Vacation, Cruise

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2013 12:00 am

A $50,000 trip to Italy keeps Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson's name in the news.