Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On May 9, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Tyson Foods, Inc. (the “Company”) increased the size of the Board from eleven (11) to twelve (12) directors and appointed Jonathan D. Mariner as a member of the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Mariner is the President of TaxDay, LLC, a private software firm, and on an interim basis the Head of Regional Sports Networks for The Walt Disney Company pending the networks\’ sale.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Mariner and any other person to which he was selected as a director. There are no transactions involving the Company and Mr. Mariner that would require disclosure to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Mariner will receive compensation as a non-employee director in accordance with the Company’s director compensation policy for non-employee directors, as described under the heading “Director Compensation for Fiscal Year 2018” in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on December 20, 2018, which may be adjusted by the Board from time to time. In connection with his appointment, the Company will enter into an indemnity agreement with Mr. Mariner, the form of which was previously filed with the SEC as Exhibit 10(t) to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 1995.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Mariner’s appointment to the Board is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Item 7.01 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document to the Securities Act of 1933, except as otherwise expressly stated in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits.
TYSON FOODS, INC. Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 pr_marinerx050919.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit Former Finance Executive for Major League Baseball Joins Tyson Foods’ Board  Springdale,…
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About Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN)

Tyson Foods, Inc. is a food company, which is engaged in offering chicken, beef and pork, as well as prepared foods. The Company offers food products under Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Sara Lee, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells and State Fair brands. The Company operates through four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork and Prepared Foods. It operates a vertically integrated chicken production process, which consists of breeding stock, contract growers, feed production, processing, further-processing, marketing and transportation of chicken and related allied products, including animal and pet food ingredients. Through its subsidiary, Cobb-Vantress, Inc. (Cobb), the Company is engaged in supplying poultry breeding stock across the world. It produces a range of fresh, frozen and refrigerated food products. Its products are marketed and sold by its sales staff to grocery retailers, grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores and military commissaries, among others.

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