Donnie  King net worth and biography

Donnie King Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Tyson Foods

Donnie King is President and CEO of Tyson Foods, whose more than 139,000 team members at over 150 facilities around the world continue to build a portfolio of the world’s fastest growing protein brands, including Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Sara Lee®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells® and State Fair®.  Donnie was elected as a board member in February 2022.

As CEO, Donnie combines a drive for operational and financial excellence with a deep commitment to integrity and a passion for sustainability. He guides Tyson with a philosophy rooted in personal connection, striving to create value for customers and feed the world while caring for the company’s team members, communities and the environment. Under Donnie’s direction, Tyson Foods launched its leading COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all U.S. team members as well as its target to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Donnie started his career at Tyson Foods in 1982 in the Poultry segment and has since held leadership positions in businesses across the company. Most recently, in the roles of Chief Operating Officer and International Business Group President, Donnie helped grow Tyson’s global footprint, including in high-growth markets in Asia. He also served as President of North American Operations, where he was responsible for Poultry, Fresh Meats, International and Prepared Foods operations.

Donnie has served on the board of directors of the National Chicken Council and the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Arkansas-Monticello.

What is Donnie King's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Donnie King is at least $11.21 million as of May 11th, 2023. Mr. King owns 195,478 shares of Tyson Foods stock worth more than $11,214,573 as of May 30th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other assets that Mr. King may own. Additionally, Mr. King receives a salary of $2,240,000.00 as CEO at Tyson Foods. Learn More about Donnie King's net worth.

How old is Donnie King?

Mr. King is currently 62 years old. There are 6 older executives and no younger executives at Tyson Foods. The oldest executive at Tyson Foods is Ms. Lori J. Bondar, Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer, who is 63 years old. Learn More on Donnie King's age.

What is Donnie King's salary?

As the CEO of Tyson Foods, Inc., Mr. King earns $2,240,000.00 per year. There are 2 executives that earn more than Mr. King. The highest earning executive at Tyson Foods is Mr. Brady Stewart, Group President, Beef, Pork & Chief Supply Chain Officer, who commands a salary of $2,360,000.00 per year. Learn More on Donnie King's salary.

How do I contact Donnie King?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. King and other Tyson Foods executives is 2200 West Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale AR, 72762. Tyson Foods can also be reached via phone at (479) 290-4000 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Donnie King's contact information.

Has Donnie King been buying or selling shares of Tyson Foods?

Donnie King has not been actively trading shares of Tyson Foods in the last ninety days. Most recently, on Thursday, May 11th, Donnie King bought 10,350 shares of Tyson Foods stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $48.35 per share, with a total value of $500,422.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 195,478 shares of the company's stock, valued at $9,451,361.30. Learn More on Donnie King's trading history.

Who are Tyson Foods' active insiders?

Tyson Foods' insider roster includes Gaurdie Banister, Jr. (Director), Donnie King (CEO), Christopher Langholz (Insider), Chad Martin (Insider), Kevin McNamara (Director), Shane Miller (Insider), Jason Nichol (Insider), Scott Rouse (EVP), Johanna Söderström (EVP), Brady Stewart (Insider), Robert Thurber (Director), Amy Tu (EVP), John Tyson (Chairman), and Noel White (Director). Learn More on Tyson Foods' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Tyson Foods?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 2 times. They sold a total of 142,277 shares worth more than $6,635,816.32. The most recent insider tranaction occured on February, 20th when Director Noel W White sold 9,000 shares worth more than $483,750.00. Insiders at Tyson Foods own 2.1% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Tyson Foods.

Information on this page was last updated on 2/20/2024.

Donnie King Insider Trading History at Tyson Foods

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/11/2023Buy10,350$48.35$500,422.50195,478View SEC Filing Icon  
8/25/2016Sell146,641$75.75$11,108,055.75View SEC Filing Icon  
12/9/2015Sell309,860$52.69$16,326,523.40170,487View SEC Filing Icon  
5/19/2015Sell70,000$42.54$2,977,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/18/2014Sell40,000$42.57$1,702,800.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/11/2013Sell14,295$30.00$428,850.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/20/2013Sell25,705$32.02$823,074.1060,469View SEC Filing Icon  
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Tyson Foods Company Overview

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Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Beef, Pork, Chicken, and Prepared Foods. The company processes live fed cattle and hogs; fabricates dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, as well as case ready beef and pork, and fully cooked meats; raises and processes chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products, including breaded chicken strips, nuggets, patties, and other ready-to-fix or fully cooked chicken parts; and supplies poultry breeding stock. It also manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, including ready-to-eat sandwiches, flame-grilled hamburgers, Philly steaks, pepperoni, bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, snacks, prepared meals, ethnic foods, side dishes, meat dishes, breadsticks, and processed meats under the Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells, ibp, and State Fair brands. The company sells its products through its sales staff to grocery retailers, grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores, military commissaries, industrial food processing companies, chain restaurants or their distributors, live markets, international export companies, and domestic distributors who serve restaurants and food service operations, such as plant and school cafeterias, convenience stores, hospitals, and other vendors, as well as through independent brokers and trading companies. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.
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