CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2018—Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced that Camille Batiste, vice president of global procurement, and Alix Dowling, vice president of global tax, were recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal as winners of the 17th Annual Women Worth Watching Award.
Profiles in Diversity Journal is a quarterly publication dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, STEM and higher education sectors. This year, 132 winners received the Women Worth Watching Award, which is designed to identify, promote and support women in leadership and the organizations that employ them.
“ADM is committed to a diverse workforce because it helps drive our business forward. We do a better job identifying opportunities, solving problems and executing our strategy when we have colleagues with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives around the conference table, or on the plant floor,” said Michael D’Ambrose, senior vice president and chief human resources officer at ADM. “Both Camille and Alix have done a tremendous job leading their teams and respective business functions, and we greatly appreciate and value the expertise and unique perspectives they bring to our leadership team.”
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Camille Batiste is vice president of global procurement for ADM. In that role, she is responsible for developing and executing supply-management strategy across the enterprise. Prior to joining ADM in 2017, Camille spent 20 years at Honeywell International, starting in manufacturing in the performance materials and technology business unit. After a stint implementing SAP in multiple locations, she joined procurement, leading teams in MRO and capital equipment sourcing, and functional excellence. She transitioned to the aerospace business unit in 2013, holding leadership positions in indirect sourcing and direct material sourcing operations. Camille holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and economics from Stanford University and an MBA from Louisiana State University.
Alix Dowling is vice president of global tax for ADM. In that role, she is responsible for managing the company’s global tax operations, including policy, planning and compliance. Dowling joined ADM’s Tax department in in 2014 as senior tax counsel for North America. She also oversaw the company’s U.S.-International Tax group, and served as interim head of Global Transfer Pricing. Before joining ADM, Dowling was a partner in the tax group at the law firm Jenner & Block LLP. For over a decade there, she practiced in all areas of U.S. federal taxation, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and joint-venture structuring. Dowling earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and a JD from the University of Chicago.
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 approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.
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