• Executives bring deep commercial, operations, sales experience to key food-ingredient businessesCHICAGO, August 25, 2015—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today named Kenneth Campbell president of the company’s WILD Flavors business, and named Manda Tweten president of the company’s Specialty Commodities business (SCI).
Campbell, who most recently served as president of ADM’s Specialty Commodities business, brings 18 years’ experience with ADM to his new role, having previously served as ADM’s vice president, North American Oilseeds, where he oversaw the company’s softseed commercial and processing teams. Earlier, he held various commercial leadership roles in risk management and operations at ADM Oilseeds facilities in Mankato, Minnesota, and Frankfort, Indiana. He will be based at the WILD Flavors campus in Erlanger, Kentucky.
Tweten joined ADM with its acquisition of WILD Flavors in 2014 and served as vice president, sales, North America, prior to being named to her new role. She brings more than 16 years’ experience with some of the world’s leading food, flavor and agribusiness companies to the position. ADM’s Specialty Commodities business is based in Fargo, North Dakota.
“In Ken and Manda, ADM is tapping two leaders with exceptional track records for expanding and deepening customer relationships,” said Vince Macciocchi, president, WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit. “They recognize that our food-industry customers are seeking a true partner to help them anticipate and respond to changing consumer tastes, and that ADM—with our broad ingredient portfolio, global footprint and decades-long legacy of food innovation—is well-positioned to play this role.
“I am confident that their deep industry knowledge, experience building strong teams, and focus on innovation and customer excellence will serve our food-industry customers very well,” Macciocchi added.
The WILD Flavors and Specialty Commodities businesses are part of ADM’s WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit, or WFSI, which offers a comprehensive portfolio of ingredients to help customers deliver products that address taste, texture, nutrition and function. That portfolio also includes a wide range of proteins, lecithins, edible beans and related ingredients, hydrocolloids, polyols, soluble fiber products and other ingredients.
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