JUSTIN WHITMORE, EVP Continuous Improvement and Chief Sustainability Officer

As one of the world’s largest food companies, we’re in a great position to make a difference. And as we continue to expand our international footprint, our opportunity to be a catalyst for change only gets stronger.

That’s why it’s important we take part in global conversations like the one happening next week at the Annual Meeting of the WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM in Davos, Switzerland. This year, I’ll be representing Tyson Foods in Davos, and participating in these dialogues that will shape the future of food.

The focus of this year’s meeting is the Fourth Industrial Revolution, recognizing that digital technology is transforming the world around us in ways that were once unimaginable. As the world evolves, we need to evolve our businesses – in both how we serve our customers and how we serve as stewards of our resources. In many instances, that calls for creativity and collaboration.

I look forward to meeting with global business, political and cultural leaders and discussing topics such as:

  • Creating a food system that feeds people and sustains the planet.
  • Using groundbreaking technology to accelerate sustainability in agriculture and the wider food system.
  • Collaborating to drive economic growth.

Throughout the week, we’ll be sharing updates from the TYSON FOODS TWITTER HANDLE. We hope you’ll follow along.

Published January 18, 2019.

Executive Vice President, Alternative Proteins at

Justin Whitmore leads all aspects of Tyson Foods’ alternative protein business, channeling the company’s capabilities and scale to provide consumers with exciting new protein options.

Justin is a member of Tyson Foods’ enterprise leadership team and reports to President and CEO Noel White.

Justin previously served as Chief Strategy & Ventures Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer for Tyson Foods and has been instrumental in shaping the company’s global growth, value creation, venture capital, and sustainability strategy. Under his leadership, Tyson became the first protein company to set science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets while expanding its global reach and accelerating its venture investments. He has also been responsible for company-wide Continuous Improvement, Food Safety Quality Assurance and Team Member Health & Safety.

Prior to joining the company, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company advising leading packaged goods companies on strategy, performance transformation, and sustainable operations. He also worked as a consultant at Booz & Company (now Strategy&) and in production management, process engineering and procurement roles at Johnson Controls, Inc.

Justin earned his bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.  He was named one of CNN’s Top 20 business leaders pushing global business forward, currently serves on the Corporate Advisory Board at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.