SPRINGDALE, ARK. — Tyson Foods Inc. announced the results of its Annual Meeting Shareholders, held on Feb. 8, which named Kate B. Quinn as a newly elected board member, effective immediately. Additionally, all 13 incumbent directors were reelected, with each receiving strong shareholder support, according to the preliminary voting results.

“We’re pleased to welcome Kate to the Tyson Foods board,” said Chairman John H. Tyson. “Kate’s expertise in financial markets, business strategy, marketing and customer experience will bring a fresh perspective to the board. She has a proven track record of driving success in these key areas and her strategic insights will be valuable.”

Most recently, Quinn served as vice chair and chief administrative officer of US Bancorp. She joined US Bancorp in 2013. Previously, Quinn served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Anthem, a health benefits company, where she directed marketing, customer communications, digital, customer experience and retail strategies.

Quinn currently serves on the board of Rite Aid and has previously served on the board of Ontrak Inc. and Taylor Communications.

Other board members elected to Tyson’s board of directors include John H. Tyson, Les R. Baledge, Mike Beebe, Maria Claudia Borras, David J. Bronczek, Mikel A. Durham, Donnie King, Jonathan D. Mariner, Kevin M. McNamara, Cheryl S. Miller, Jeffrey K. Schomburger, Barbara A. Tyson and Noel White.

Of the 14 directors, 10 are independent, according to Tyson’s most recent proxy statement.

During the meeting, shareholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the company for the 2024 fiscal year. They also voted against shareholder proposals regarding corporate climate lobbying, corporate labor practices, deforestation-free supply chains and a circular economy for packaging.