SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Rob Tanksley, of Tyson Foods’ Value Added Operations team, has accepted a promotion to senior vice president, International Operations, effective immediately. Tanksley, a 25-year veteran of Tyson Foods, most recently served as vice president, operations – Value Added Meats. Prior to that position, he served as senior director enterprise planning and has led various operations for many years within poultry operations.

Tanksley is a strong leader and effective manager with extensive knowledge of the chicken industry, Tyson said. He will oversee all Latin America Operations, including Tyson de Mexico and Tyson do Brazil.