ADM Names South American Business Director for Foods & Wellness

ADM Names South American Business Director for Foods & Wellness


DECATUR, Ill., April 30, 2014 – Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) has promoted Roberto Ciciliano to the newly created role of South American business director, ADM Foods & Wellness, in the company’s Oilseeds business unit. He previously served as business development director, ADM South America.In his new position, Ciciliano will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of ADM’s recently announced soy protein production complex in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The complex, which will be located next to ADM’s existing soybean processing facility in Campo Grande, will manufacture a range of soy protein products to complement ADM’s current North American production.

“Roberto’s management background and deep industry knowledge will continue to be great assets for ADM’s Foods & Wellness business as we work to expand our portfolio in Brazil and deliver high-quality products to our customers,” said Valmor Schaffer, president, ADM South America.

Ciciliano joined ADM in 2012, following successful tenures at Dow Chemical and Votorantim Group, where he served in a variety of global commercial, business management, sales and marketing roles. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Mauá Institute of Technology in São Paulo, a master’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Dom Cabral in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and a continuing education program degree in General Administration and Product Management from Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo.

About ADM’s Foods & Wellness Group

ADM’s Foods & Wellness group offers a range of innovative specialty ingredients and products for the beverage, meat, snack, bakery, cereal, wellness and personal care markets. As a global market leader in food-grade proteins, ADM’s Foods & Wellness group also manufactures numerous health and nutrition products, lecithin, acidulants, hydrocolloids and polyols.

About ADM in Brazil

ADM is one of the largest agribusiness companies in Brazil. With more than 4,700 employees, the company processes soy at four facilities, and markets the soy oil brands Concórdia and Corcovado. The company operates the largest biodiesel plant in Brazil, four fertilizer blending facilities, a cocoa processing plant, a sugar cane processing facility that produces ethanol, and more than 40 elevators across the country.

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