Michael Baroni has been named President-Specialty Food
Ingredients division. Mr. Baroni joined ADM in 1982 and has held
management positions in the Corn Processing and Specialty Food
Ingredients divisions. He most recently served as Vice President-Protein
and Food Additives for Specialty Food Ingredients. Mr. Baroni received a
Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bradley
University and an MBA from Illinois State University. He will report to
Edward Harjehausen, Senior Vice President-Food and Feed Ingredients.
Kevin Burgard has been named Vice President-Food Oils division
with responsibilities for the management of Refined and Packaged Oils in
North America. Mr. Burgard joined the Company in 1986 and has held
various management positions both domestically and internationally. He
received a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural business and an
MBA from Western Illinois University. He will report to Scott
Fredericksen, President-North American Oilseed Processing division.
Donald Black has been named Manager-Business Development for the
Packaged Oils division and will relocate to New Jersey for the position.
He joined the Company in 1994 and most recently served as Sales
Manager-North American Packaged Oils division. Mr. Black has received a
Bachelor of Science degree in organic chemistry and a Master of Science
degree in food science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He will
report to Kevin Burgard, Vice President-Food Oils division.
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is the world leader in BioEnergy
and has a premier position in the agricultural processing value chain.
ADM is one of the world’s largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat
and cocoa. ADM is 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 26,000
employees, more than 240 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal
year ended June 30, 2006 of $37 billion. Additional information can be
found on ADM’s Web site at www.adm.com/.
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