Tyson Foods appoints new Vice Chairman

United States
Published:  13 February, 2020

The U.S. meatpacker announced its lead independent Director has been given the additional role of Vice Chairman of the Board.

Kevin McNamara, who has been a Tyson Foods board member since 2007, will take on additional duties and responsibilities to assist the Chairman with board matters, support the executive team on company matters, and focus on key strategic initiatives. “The board’s appointment of Kevin to Vice Chairman reflects its commitment to sound governance to sustain the future of our company”, said John Tyson, Chairman, Tyson Foods. “We look forward to his expanded participation in the company, especially as we collaborate with the board and executive management to implement our strategy for growth and leadership.”

McNamara is the founding principal of McNamara Family Ventures, a family investment office providing venture and growth capital to health care companies. He is currently a director at SignifyHealth, formerly CenseoHealth, one of the leading medical in-home health assessments in the U.S., after having served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2015 to June 2018.