Lee Named CEO of Tyson Foods’ China Ops

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Tyson Foods Inc. has announced Arex Lee as its CEO of the company’s China operations, according to a news release. He will oversee Tyson DaLong, Tyson Shandong and Tyson Jiangsu.

Also according to the release, Lee has worked for more than 25 years with one of the leading poultry companies in China, with experience in the full range of poultry operations and sales and marketing management.

Tyson has had a presence in China since 2001. The country has a population of 1.3 billion, according to the release, and chain restaurants are currently opening at a rate of one every 18 hours. Annual per capita meat consumption in China is about 20 pounds per person, compared to 89 pounds in the United States, the release stated.