July 19, 2024

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Tyson Foods has suspended CFO John R. Tyson following a DWI arrest

Tyson Foods has suspended CFO John R. Tyson following a DWI arrest

A Tyson Foods executive has been suspended after being arrested in Arkansas early Thursday morning.

John Randall Tyson, who served as the company’s chief financial officer and is the grandson of the founder, was arrested for driving while intoxicated by the University of Arkansas Police Department around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, according to the British Daily Mail. Prison records.

He was released from custody nine hours later after posting $1,105 bail.

Tyson Foods released a statement Addressing Tyson’s arrest, stating that the company was aware of the “alleged DWI arrest.”

“Tyson Foods has suspended Mr. Tyson from his duties effective immediately,” the statement read.