Debra A. Sandler

Debra A. Sandler joined ADM’s board of directors in May 2016, and serves as a member of the audit and nominating/corporate governance committees.

Sandler is president and CEO of LaGrenade Group, LLC, a marketing consultancy that serves packaged goods companies operating in the health and wellness space. She is also the founder of Mavis Foods, LLC, an entrepreneurial startup of Caribbean sauces and marinades. Previously she worked for over 30 years in senior leadership roles at PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson and Mars. Most recently, she served as chief health and wellbeing officer at Mars, after serving there as chief consumer officer and president of Mars Chocolate North America. Prior to joining Mars, she spent 10 years with Johnson & Johnson in a variety of leadership roles, and before that, 13 years with PepsiCo.

She currently serves on the board of Gannett Co., Inc., where she chairs the nominating and public responsibility committee. She is also a member of the board of advisors of Pharmavite, LLC, a trustee of Hofstra University, and a member of the Executive Leadership Council.

Sandler holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from Hofstra University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.