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Tyson Foods selects experienced food executive as board member

Staff writer | Springdale, Ar., USA | August 3, 2015
Mikel A. DurhamAugust 3, 2015, Springdale, Ar., USA - Tyson Foods selected Mikel A. Durham as a new independent director on the Tyson board, effective July 30.
Ms. Durham currently serves as the chief commercial officer of the private equity backed CSM Bakery Solutions, a global bakery supply manufacturer based in Atlanta, Ga.

Ms. Durham began her career in 1985 with management consulting firm Bain & Company, where she served in several roles working in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Russia.

In 1994, she joined PepsiCo in the U.S., where she was promoted to vice president and general manager of the company’s south European and north African restaurant operations.

Subsequently, she served as a managing director of Guinness, as president of Burger King North America; and as president of global supply for Cadbury Schweppes.

In 2009 she returned to PepsiCo where she progressed, finally serving as global growth officer for PepsiCo Foodservice. She joined CSM Bakery Solutions in 2014.