Christopher M. Cuddy is senior vice president and president of ADM’s Corn Processing business unit, and a member of the company’s Executive Council. In that role, he has responsibility for all commercial activity, operations and production for the company’s global Corn business. He also oversees the company’s renewable chemicals and animal nutrition businesses.
Previously, Cuddy served as president, Sweeteners and Starches, in ADM’s Corn Processing business unit. In that role, he was responsible for all commercial activities of the company’s North American sweetener, starch, fiber and acidulant businesses.
Cuddy joined ADM in 1998 and has held a variety of merchandising and management roles prior to leading the sweeteners and starches group, including president, Almidones Mexicanos, SA de CV (Almex), an ADM joint venture based in Guadalajara, Mexico. Before that, Cuddy was vice president, ADM Corn Processing, managing the commercial activities of ADM’s corn wet milling business, including sales, marketing, and distribution of corn-based sweeteners and sugar. From 2000 to 2004, Cuddy served as North American sales manager, ADM BioProducts. He began his career with the company as a senior commodity trader with ADM Grain.
Cuddy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. He serves on the boards of the Corn Refiners Association and Red Star Yeast Company LLC, an ADM joint venture. He is also a board member of the Mid-Illinois Chapter of the American Red Cross.