SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Tyson Foods Inc. announced Monday that an executive from 3M Company has been appointed to Tyson’s board of directors.

Brad T. Sauer, executive vice president of 3M Health Care Business, has been named as one of 10 directors on Tyson’s board and one of the six independent members.

“Brad’s selection is the result of an extensive search and interview process by our nominating committee,” said Tyson Chairman John Tyson. “We believe his diverse background with 3M will make him an excellent addition to our board.”

Sauer has been part of 3M, a diversified technology company, since 1981. He is currently responsible for 3M’s worldwide healthcare business, including such divisions as infection prevention, skin and wound care, dental, orthodontics, food safety, drug delivery and health information systems.


Source: Tyson Foods Inc.