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Tyson taps new CEO and plans to hire nearly 200 nurses, after at least 10,261 Tyson workers catch COVID-19 - more than any other meat processing company

Posted On: Aug 4, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Tyson taps new CEO and plans to hire nearly 200 nurses, after at least 10,261 Tyson workers catch COVID-19 - more than any other meat processing company

Tyson Foods announced on Monday tech industry veteran Dean Banks will become the company's new CEO in October. He will be tasked with leading the meat industry giant out of the chaos caused by the pandemic.
"Without a doubt, our third quarter was one of the most volatile and uncertain periods I've seen during my 40-year career in the industry," CEO Noel White said in a call with investors.
There have been at least 10,261 reported COVID-19 cases among Tyson meat processing workers, and at least 24 have died.
"Currently less than 1% of Tyson Foods' U.S. workforce of over 120,000 team members has active COVID-19," White said.
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Tyson Foods tapped a new CEO, after the coronavirus pandemic sparked one of the most "volatile and uncertain" periods the company has ever seen.
On Monday, Tyson announced that Dean Banks would become the company's chief executive in October. Banks, a tech industry veteran, will be tasked with leading Tyson out of one of the most chaotic...

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