Tyson Foods has named a new member to its board of directors. Company officials announced that David J. Bronczek has been appointed to the board.
Bronczek previously served as the president and chief operating officer of FedEx Corporation. He served in that role for 17 years before retiring in 2019 with more than 40 years at FedEx.
“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,” Chairman John Tyson said in a statement. “We look forward to his input and enthusiasm on the board.”
An Ohio native, he has previously served as a board member for the International Paper and United Way Mid-South boards.
“I was privileged to work with a great team at FedEx for more than four decades and I look forward to working with another great team at Tyson Foods,” Bronczek said.
Bronczek is the 14th member of the board, joining Tyson, along with Les R. Baledge, Gaurdie E. Banister Jr., Tyson Foods President Dean Banks, Mike Beebe, Mikel A. Durham, Jonathan D. Mariner, Kevin M. McNamara, Cheryl S. Miller, Jeffrey K. Schomburger, Robert C. Thurber, Barbara A. Tyson and Tyson Foods CEO Noel White.