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Ben Bard

Vice President
Chief Integrity Officer

Ben Bard is vice president, chief integrity officer for ADM. In this role, he leads ADM's Global Compliance, Internal Audit, and Regulatory & Scientific Affairs teams.


Bard has over 25 years of legal, compliance and risk management experience. Prior to joining ADM in 2014, Bard worked for The Coca-Cola Company, where he served as senior anti-corruption and trade sanctions compliance counsel and was responsible for managing the company's global ethics and compliance programs. Prior to his time at Coca-Cola, Bard worked in the financial services industry in a variety of corporate compliance and risk management roles.


Bard is a frequent guest lecturer on corporate compliance at Chicago-area law schools. He received the 2023 Beacon Award from the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance, and was also named a Top Mind by Compliance Week in 2018. Bard previously served as vice chair of the board of directors for the Ethics & Compliance Association. Bard received his bachelor's degree from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.