SPRINGDALE, ARK. —Richard Greubel, 46,Tyson Foods president of international operations, is leaving the company to take another job at another company. Mr. Greubel will officially leave Tyson on Feb. 28.

Until a replacement can be named, James Lochner, Tyson's chief operating officer, will assume Mr. Greubel's duties, according to a Tyson filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Greubel joined Tyson in 2006 from Monsanto. Earning a decade of international experience, he is graduate of the Wharton School of Business and holds a bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of Missouri.