ADM Announces Management Appointments

ADM Announces Management Appointments


DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced the appointment of Matthew J. Jansen to president, Oilseeds business unit and Matthew D. Bruns to vice president, Corn Processing. The appointments are effective immediately.

Jansen’s scope of responsibility includes all commercial activity, operations and production for the Company’s Oilseeds business unit. Since joining ADM in 1989, he has held a range of merchandising and management roles, including serving as president of the Company’s operations in South America and president of the Company’s Grain Group. Most recently, he served as vice president, Risk Management and Ethanol Trading and Sales.

Bruns will oversee ethanol trading and sales as well as the Corn business unit’s commodity risk. He joined ADM in 1995 and was most recently vice president, Export Trading, for the Company’s Grain Group. He had previously served in management roles in the Company’s merchandising operations in Europe and China.

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Every day, the 28,000 people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) turn crops into renewable products that meet the demands of a growing world. At more than 230 processing plants, we convert corn, oilseeds, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, chemical and energy uses. We operate the world’s premier crop origination and transportation network, connecting crops and markets in more than 60 countries. Our global headquarters is in Decatur, Illinois, and our net sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009, were $69 billion. For more information about our Company and our products, visit

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