Brady Stewart

Group President, Fresh Meats

Brady Stewart was named Group President, Fresh Meats in December 2022. Brady has more than two decades of experience in the protein industry. In this role, he is responsible for our beef and pork business with a focus on innovation, technology, data analytics and commercial activities.

A member of Tyson Foods’ enterprise leadership team, Brady reports to President & CEO Donnie King.

Brady joins Tyson Foods from Smithfield Foods where he served as chief operating officer. In that role, he led Smithfield’s business across its more than 500 company-owned farms and 46 production facilities in the U.S. and developed operating systems that aligned efforts across different segments of the business to drive efficiencies and optimize business activities and outcomes.

Prior to that, he held the role of chief manufacturing officer and was the executive vice president, U.S. Hog Production at Smithfield. He also worked at the Kansas City Sausage Company as chief operating officer, among other leadership roles.

Brady holds a Master of Science in Management, Strategy & Leadership from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Systems Technology from Iowa State University.