Johanna Söderström

Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer

Johanna Söderström leads all aspects of the company’s global people strategy to enable its overall growth, innovation and transformation agenda. As a member of Tyson Foods’ enterprise leadership team, Johanna reports to President & CEO Donnie King.

Johanna brings more than two decades of experience in global people solutions, employee engagement and talent development to Tyson Foods. She most recently served as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at The Dow Chemical Company 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. Her career began in Finland at Ericsson and she has also held HR roles in Germany and Switzerland. 

Johanna holds a Masters in Economics from the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland, as well as the Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential. She is a member of the board of Neste, the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and jet fuel from waste and residues.