SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Tyson Foods Inc. on Wednesday announced that one of its executives has been honored by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) with the its second annual Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers award.

Adriana Wilhelm, a Lead Programmer Analyst for Tyson in Fayetteville, Ark., is one of 26 executives from across the country recently honored by HACR. The annual leadership program recognizes young Hispanic achievers at Fortune 500 companies.

We’re extremely proud of Adriana and this prestigious, national honor she has received,” said Gary Cooper, senior vice president and chief information officer for Tyson. “She does a great job for us and represents our company and our community very well.”

Wilhelm, who was born in Medellin, Colombia, is currently the project and team lead of a computer-based business intelligence implementation project for Tyson. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international business and economics and a master’s degree in information systems from the University of Arkansas and is fluent in German, English and Spanish. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Ozark Affiliate and has been part of breast cancer awareness efforts in the Hispanic community.

Wilhelm and the others honored by HACR were nominated by their respective companies and selected after a review of their accomplishments, established leadership qualities, industry expertise, education and employment experiences, as well as a demonstrated commitment to their communities.


Source: Tyson Foods Inc.