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Senior appointment at Tyson Foods

Post a commentBy Aidan Fortune , 27-Jun-2017
Last updated on 27-Jun-2017 at 11:31 GMT2017-06-27T11:31:48Z

Tyson Foods claims to be one of the biggest US meat processors
Tyson Foods claims to be one of the biggest US meat processors

Tyson Foods has appointed George Chappelle as chief integration officer to help support acquisitions. 

Chappelle, chief operating officer at AdvancePierre Foods which was aquired by Tyson Foods earlier this month, has been selected for the role. He will report directly to Tyson Foods president and CEO Tom Hayes and be a member of the company’s Enterprise Leadership Team.

His main responsibilities will be to manage the Integration Management Office and lead all aspects of the integration of AdvancePierre.

He will also continue to lead operations for AdvancePierre. The Cincinnati-based business is a producer of ready-to-eat lunch and dinner sandwiches, sandwich components and snacks, and generated revenues of $1.6 billion in 2016.

Chappelle joined AdvancePierre as senior vice president-supply chain in 2014 and became chief operating officer in 2016. He has previously held operations and information technology leadership roles at companies such as Solo Cup, Sara Lee Foods, Heinz and the Gillette Company.

George’s experience and leadership will be valuable as we bring these two companies together and work to generate cost synergy benefits of $200 million within three years,” said Hayes. “An effective integration is an extremely important part of our strategic focus on sustainably feeding the world with the fastest growing portfolio of protein-packed brands.

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