Int'l chief leaving meat giant Tyson, company says

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) - Tyson Foods says its president of international operations, Richard Greubel, is leaving the company to take another job. Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson said Friday from the company's headquarters at Springdale that Greubel will officially leave the world's largest meat-processing firm on Feb. 28.

Mickelson did not say what company Greubel would join after leaving Tyson. James Lochner, Tyson's chief operating officer, will assume Greubel's duties until a replacement can be named, according to a Tyson filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.

The 46-year-old Greubel joined Tyson in 2006 from Monsanto with a decade of international experience. He is graduate of the Wharton School of Business and also holds a bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of Missouri.

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