Tyson Foods' shareholders elect board members
Shareholders of Tyson Foods, Inc. this week elected nine people to the company's Board of Directors, including six independent directors.
The vote was announced at Tyson's annual meeting of shareholders in Springdale, Arkansas.
Those elected were Don Tyson, Chairman John Tyson, Lloyd V. Hackley, Jim Kever, Kevin M. McNamara, Robert Thurber, Brad T. Sauer, Barbara A. Tyson and Albert C. Zapanta.
In other business, shareholders reapproved the annual incentive compensation plan for senior executive officers and ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending October 2, 2010. In addition, they voted to reject three shareholder proposals.
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