Mark Purvis

VP Convenience Sales
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Mark leads the Convenience Store Channel for Tyson Foods. Tyson is one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp® and State Fair®. Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it’s available and raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the company has 122,000 team members at Sept. 30, 2017. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.He has been in the Packaged Goods industry for almost 30 years. Prior to joining Tyson. Mark’s held leadership positions with Unilever and Sargento. His leadership positions have spanned sales, customer and trade strategy and brand management.

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