Tyson Foods Inc. has named Johanna Söderström as EVP and chief human resources officer. Söderström will report to CEO Noel White and will lead all aspects of the company’s global people strategy, while also focusing on continuing to build the company’s culture, talent and capabilities for the future. She succeeds Mary Oleksiuk, who is retiring after a 35-year career.
Johanna Söderström brings more than two decades of experience in global people solutions, employee engagement and talent development to her new role. She most recently served as SVP, chief human resources officer at The Dow Chemical Co. and oversaw the company’s cultural and organizational transformation through the DowDuPont merger and spin-off. She previously led global compensation and benefits at Huhtamaki, a global sustainable food packaging company.
“Johanna has built her career on helping companies drive growth by fostering strong cultures where employees feel heard, valued and inspired. Our team members are the backbone of our company, and Johanna’s vision and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to provide them with a positive employee experience in a safe, supportive environment”, Noel White said.