News last update:6 Aug 2012

New appointments at ADM

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced appointments in the company's commercial and production group which is responsible for ADM's origination, merchandising, processing and marketing functions.

Scott Fredericksen has been named president, Rail Container and Supply Chain Transportation. Fredericksen will report to Craig Huss, vice president of Transportation and Grain.

John Guymon has been named vice president, Refined Oils Operations. Guymon will have global responsibility for ADM's refinery and biodiesel operations. He will report to Kevin Hess, production vice president, Oilseeds.

Mark Kolkhorst has been named president of ADM Milling. He will be responsible for all commercial aspects of the Company's Milling business. Kolkhorst will relocate to Overland Park, Kansas, and report to Mark Bemis, vice president of Cocoa, Malt and Milling.

Kris Lutt has been named general manager, Specialty Feed Ingredients. He will be responsible for all global commercial aspects of the Specialty Feed Ingredients business. Lutt will report to Ed Harjehausen, senior vice president, Global Corn.

Kevin Swanson has been named general manager, Packaged Oils and will assume global responsibility for ADM's Packaged Oils operations. Swanson will report to Kevin Hess, production vice president, Oilseeds.

Joe Taets has been named managing director, European Oilseeds. He will manage all commercial aspects of European Oilseed Processing as well as serve as administrative head of ADM Europe. He will report to Mark Zenuk, vice president of Global Oilseeds.

Gary Towne has been named general manager, Global Risk and Ethanol, and has assumed additional responsibility for ADM's ethanol sales to fuel, beverage and industrial ethanol customers. Towne will report jointly to Ed Harjehausen and John Rice.

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is one of the world's largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa and a leading manufacturer of biodiesel, ethanol, soybean oil and meal, corn sweeteners, flour and other value-added food and feed ingredients.

Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over 27,000 employees, more than 240 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2007 of $44 billion.

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