ADM Announces Management Appointments

ADM Announces Management Appointments


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.

About ADM

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

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