SPARKS, MD. – Wendy Davidson, previously senior vice president and general manager of national accounts and prepared foods for Springdale, Ark.-based Tyson Foods Inc., has been named vice president of U.S. consumer food manufacturers for the U.S. Industrial Group of McCormick & Company Inc., a seasoning and flavoring manufacturer and distributor.

Ms. Davidson will be responsible for leading the consumer food manufacturers segment of McCorimick’s U.S. Industrial Business and developing its growth strategy.

“We see significant growth opportunities in this segment of our business,” said Chuck Langmead, president, U.S. Industrial Group. "Wendy brings a breadth of experience in innovative business strategy as well as new business development, and she will provide the strategic leadership we need to capitalize on these growth opportunities with our most important customers.”