Executive Vice President, Business Services
Ildefonso Silva is Executive Vice President of Business Services, leading our Supply Chain, Continuous Improvement, Engineering, Warehousing, Transportation, Food Safety and Quality Assurance functions.
A member of Tyson Foods’ enterprise leadership team reporting to President & CEO Donnie King.
Ildefonso brings more than 20 years of forward-thinking in global supply chain innovation to Tyson Foods, most recently serving as a Partner at McKinsey & Company. There, he advised companies in how to optimize their supply chain performance by bridging operations and commercial areas, deploying digital tools and analytics to accelerate change. He has a passion for serving protein companies and extensive experience working with beef and poultry producers in different regions of the world.
Before joining McKinsey & Company, Ildefonso worked at Procter & Gamble in customer business development, where he managed the distributor channel in São Paulo, Brazil.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of São Paulo in Brazil and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.