DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced two
Ian Pinner has been named president, Global Cocoa, where he will oversee
the company’s cocoa press operations. Scott Walker has been named vice
president, Oilseeds Portfolio Optimization; he will lead the company’s
sale of its chocolate business.
“As we work to sell our chocolate business—while retaining and
continuing to improve our global cocoa press operations—it is important
that each of these businesses have strong leaders who can dedicate
themselves fully to these distinct efforts,” said Matt Jansen, senior
vice president and president, Oilseeds. “Ian and Scott are both proven
leaders, and I look forward to working with them in their new roles.”
Ian Pinner joined ADM in 1999. Prior to his current position, he served
as vice president, Corporate Strategic & Financial Planning, and before
that, as president, Grain. Pinner has held several management positions
with the company’s European operations, including general manager,
European Softseeds; managing director for ADM Milling and ADM Pura in
the United Kingdom; energy manager for ADM’s European operations;
general manager for ADM UK oilseed crushing and refining. Prior to
joining ADM, Pinner spent seven years with S.C. Banks plc, a European
grain merchant. His last position there was senior wheat trader. Pinner
holds a diploma in business and finance from Mander College in Bedford,
Prior to his current position, Scott Walker was president, Cocoa, where
he oversaw ADM’s global cocoa and chocolate business. Prior to that, he
served as vice president and managing director, ADM Cocoa International.
Walker joined ADM in 1993 and served as a merchandiser at numerous
locations in the Oilseed Processing business before becoming a commodity
merchandiser for ADM Cocoa in 1998. In 2002, he was named commercial
director, ADM Cocoa South America, and in 2004, became commercial
director, ADM Cocoa International. He holds a bachelor’s degree in
agricultural business economics from Southern Illinois University.
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company
(NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs.
Today, 31,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn,
wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and
energy uses. With more than 270 processing plants, 470 crop procurement
facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM
helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 140 countries. For
more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com.
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Jackie Anderson, 217-424-5413