Tyson Foods fills e-commerce post
Aug. 1, 2016
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
Tyson Foods expects Tim Madigan will have an immediate impact on the company's e-commerce initiatives.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Tim Madigan was recently appointed to the newly created role of vice president, e-commerce. In this new role, Madigan will lead development and execution of Tyson’s e-commerce strategy and the direct relationships with all pure-play, online retailers, the company said.
Madigan began his career in 1997 as a sales account manager at Procter & Gamble, where he was given increasing responsibility in key customer account management for Walmart and Sam’s Club; headquarters market strategy and planning; brand management; and e-commerce. He established the P&G e-commerce relationship with Walmart and earned three Supplier of the Year awards from the retail giant.
Madigan joined SC Johnson & Son in May 2014 as director, e-commerce, North America. A year later, his responsibilities expanded as director, global e-commerce. In this role, he was responsible for developing e-commerce strategies, capabilities and infrastructure across the entire portfolio of SCJ products and markets.
“Given Tim’s extensive experience, we believe he’ll have an immediate impact on our ability to succeed in this critical channel, which we expect to deliver growth for many years to come,” Brett Van de Bovenkamp, senior vice president, customer growth capabilities for Tyson Foods, said in a news release.
Madigan earned a Bachelor of Science from the McIntire School of Commerce at the Univ. of Virginia, and a Master of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York Univ.
Madigan will report to Van de Bovenkamp and will be based in the company’s Chicago office.