Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced that William (Bill)
Camp, executive vice president, has elected to retire by year end.
In August 2007, Camp took on a special assignment to advance the
Company’s business strategy for Asian investments and operations. That
strategy work now transitions to the Company’s strategic planning group,
under the direction of Steve Mills, senior vice president, Strategic
Planning. John Rice, executive vice president, Commercial and
Production, will replace Bill Camp as director, Wilmar International,
“Bill has served as a valued member of the ADM leadership team for more
than 20 years,” said ADM Chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz. “During that
time, his extensive business knowledge and sound judgment have
significantly contributed to our leadership in agricultural processing
Bill Camp joined ADM in 1985. During his tenure, he managed the
Company’s rail, trucking and barge operations, South American division,
North American Oilseed Processing division, and the Global Oilseeds,
Cocoa and Wheat Milling operations. He also served on the boards of
directors for several ADM affiliates. He was named senior vice
president, Global Oilseeds, Cocoa and Milling in 2002. In 2005, he was
named executive vice president with responsibility for ADM’s global
manufacturing, grain handling and transportation operations. He also
served on ADM’s Strategic Planning Committee since its inception in 2006.
Camp received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining ADM, he also held manufacturing
management positions at A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company.
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 27,000
employees, more than 240 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal
year ended June 30, 2007 of $44 billion. Additional information can be
found on ADM’s Web site at www.adm.com/.
ADM Media Relations