ADM Announces Management Appointment, April 2015

ADM Announces Management Appointment, April 2015


CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced that Mark Schweitzer has been appointed vice president, Investor Relations, where he will represent the company to the investment community and act as an advocate for shareholder value creation. Schweitzer previously served as managing director of ADM’s Intermodal and International Container Freight business.

“Mark brings to the role his broad experience across ADM—from logistics to grain to oilseeds—and his strong financial acumen. He’s an excellent communicator and collaborator. He also brings a clear focus on delivering results that matter,” said ADM chief financial officer Ray Young. “At ADM, we’ve done great work improving our returns, and the investment community understands well the progress we’ve made. Now, as we focus on growing economic value, Mark and the IR team will continue to work with ADM colleagues to help investors understand our plans, our progress and our results.”

Schweitzer replaces Christina Hahn, who will be joining a private investment firm.

“We appreciate the analyst’s perspective that Christina brought to ADM and wish her well as she returns to Wall Street,” Young said.

About Schweitzer

Mark D. Schweitzer was appointed managing director of Intermodal and International Container Freight in 2008. Among other accomplishments in that role, he led a collaboration across ADM, throughout the community and with numerous customers and other third parties to build, grow and promote ADM’s Decatur intermodal ramp. Previously, he served in various management roles within grain merchandising, North America oilseed processing, North American warehousing, oilseeds and energy risk management. Schweitzer holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

About ADM

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 33,000 employees serving customers in more than 140 countries. With a global value chain that includes more than 460 crop procurement locations, 300 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 40 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, chemical and energy uses. Learn more at

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