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Lynn Tyson, Tyson Strategic Communications Consulting Lynn Tyson
Tyson Strategic Communications Consulting
Lynn Antipas Tyson
Consultant
Tyson Strategic Communications Consulting
 
Biography
Lynn A. Tyson, who is currently a consultant, has over 25 years of experience in investor relations, corporate communications and corporate finance. Specialty areas include leveraging investor relations as a competitive advantage, strategic communications, and transaction and crisis communications. Most recently Lynn served as Senior Vice President Investor Relations for PepsiCo Inc. In this role she was responsible for PepsiCo's relationships with investors and financial analysts, and strategic direction of the Investor Relations function. Lynn rejoined PepsiCo in June, 2009. From 2000 to 2009 Lynn served as Vice President Investor Relations Dell Inc. While at Dell Lynn was also responsible from 2004 through 2007 for Global Corporate Communications, including public affairs, product communications, media relations, internal communications, and industry analysts.

Prior to joining Dell in April 2000, Lynn served as vice president of Investor Relations for Tricon Global Restaurants (now YUMBrands!). Tricon encompassed the worldwide operations of Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell, and was spun off from PepsiCo, Inc. in 1997. Previously, Lynn spent 12 years at PepsiCo, holding various positions in treasury, capital markets and international corporate finance – covering Latin America – as well as investor relations, where she assisted in planning and execution of the spin-off of Tricon from PepsiCo.

Lynn is a former board member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI). During her tenure on the board Lynn chaired the search committee for NIRI's current CEO. Her views on successful Investor Relations practices including valuing intangible assets, defining strategic direction, competitive analysis and the use of blogs/social media, have been featured in NIRI publications such as IR Update magazine, as well as IRQ magazine, NIRI's journal of corporate value. Ms. Tyson is also a member of The Executive Leadership Council and a member of the National Black MBA Association.

Ms. Tyson received a bachelor's degree in psychology from The City College of New York and a master's degree in finance/international business from The Stern School of Business, New York University.


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