Bloomberg Law
Oct. 22, 2020, 9:56 AMUpdated: Oct. 22, 2020, 6:51 PM

Tyson Foods Eyes Legal Unit Transformation with Walmart Hire (1)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Tyson Foods Inc., a food industry leader on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, has recruited a legal technology veteran from Walmart Inc.

Tyson, which considers Walmart one of its largest customers, hired Tariq Abdullah last month to be managing director of law business operations.

Abdullah spent the past seven years at Walmart, where he helped the retail behemoth embrace legal innovation and cut costs as managing counsel for global governance strategy and operations.

The move makes Abdullah one of at least a half-dozen lawyers hired by Tyson in recent months as it looks to navigate ...

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