Tyson Foods adds retired FedEx executive to its board

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Tyson Foods expanded its board of directors with the addition of David Bronczek, 65. He is the recently retired president and chief operating officer of FedEx Corp., the global logistics and transportation company.

Bronczek was part of FedEx for more than 40 years, beginning as a courier and progressing into the company’s management ranks. His roles included leading FedEx Express in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and later working for 17 years as president and CEO of FedEx Express.

A native of Ohio and graduate of Kent State University, Bronczek also has experience as an independent public company director, previously serving on the board of International Paper. He also previously served as United Way Mid-South Board Chairman.

“Dave is a seasoned leader and we believe his extensive experience managing the logistical operations of a large, global company will benefit our long-term growth efforts,” said Chairman John Tyson. “We look forward to his input and enthusiasm on the board.”

In addition to Bronczek and Tyson, other Tyson Foods board members are Les Baledge, Gaurdie Banister Jr., Tyson Foods President Dean Banks, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe, Mikel Durham, Jonathan Mariner, Kevin McNamara, Cheryl Miller, Jeffrey Schomburger, Robert Thurber, Barbara Tyson and Tyson Foods CEO Noel White.