John R. TysonCFO One of Springdale-based Tyson Foods was arrested in Fayetteville early Sunday morning (November 6) on misdemeanor charges of public intoxication and trespassing.
According to an arrest notice report obtained by Talk Business & Politics, Content Partners KNWA/Fox 24 NewsTyson, 32, was arrested by Fayetteville police early Sunday morning after falling asleep drunk at a home near Dixon Street in downtown Fayetteville.
At approximately 2:05 am on Sunday, November 6, Tyson was found asleep in a woman’s bed at his home at 445 N. Mock Ave, according to arrest reports. When the woman arrives, she calls the police and finds Tyson. she didn’t know
She told the dispatcher she believed the front door was left unlocked. Upon arrival, police placed Tyson in the back bedroom with clothes in front of his bed and identified him from his driver’s license.
Police reportedly woke Tyson and tried to talk to him, but he was unable to verbally respond.
According to reports, his breath and body had an alcoholic odor and his movements appeared sluggish and disorganized.
Tyson Recently promoted to Chief Financial Officer executive vice president when Stewart Glendinning left his position to run the meat giant’s prepared food business. A fourth-generation executive in the Tyson family, the 32-year-old had a formal education and worked in finance in his previous role before joining the company full-time as Chief Sustainability Officer in 2019. Nonetheless, it drew mixed results from Wall Street analysts.
Tyson is significantly younger than the average age of the top 1,000 US CFOs (54)
Nicole Coover, dean and professor of business administration at the University of Maryland, said that lack of experience could be a slippery slope when it comes to Tyson’s promotion, even if the executive is well educated. She said nothing beats experience.
Overall, she said, if a family member is also an executive in a publicly traded company, there is a risk of blind spots and loss of shareholder transparency.
Tyson is also a member of the Board of Directors of Winrock International and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Tyson Foods did not immediately respond to requests for comment regarding the arrests.