ADM Names New Vice President of Global Government Relations

ADM Names New Vice President of Global Government Relations


CHICAGO, May 23, 2022— ADM (NYSE: ADM) today announced that Maria Pica Karp has joined ADM as the company’s Vice President of Global Government Relations.

Pica Karp joins ADM following a distinguished 17-year career at Chevon, including 7 years as the leader of Chevron’s Global Affairs function. She was also a member of the company’s Global Leadership Forum.

Prior to joining Chevron, Maria held senior positions in the executive branch and both legislative branches of the U.S. government, including at the National Security Council as Director for Human Rights and Democracy; at the U.S. Department of State as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; as a Senior Foreign Policy Advisor in the Senate; and as the Deputy Counsel to the ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives International Relations Committee (now House Foreign Affairs Committee). 

Pica Karp is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She holds both a law degree and a bachelor’s degree in political science from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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