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ADM Named Leader in Board and Executive Leadership Diversity

11/01/2018

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) has been recognized for its diversity at the board and executive levels by The Rising Tides, a consulting firm focused on improving the workplace for women and minorities.

The Rising Tides published a report today that analyzed the composition of the boards of directors and executive leadership teams of all Fortune 50 companies. Companies were scored on placement of women, women of color, and people of color in those leadership positions. ADM ranked third on the list.

“An inclusive culture starts at the top down, and we are very proud that our strong commitment to diversity is reflected in the composition of our board and executive team,” said ADM Chairman and CEO Juan Luciano. “Each leader brings a unique point of view to the table, and those varied perspectives are what drive the innovative thinking and solutions that make us a leader in our industry and a great place to work.”

“As one of the highest-scoring companies in the Index, ADM clearly demonstrates the value the company and its leaders place on diversity,” said Eileen Scully, founder of the Rising Tides. “It’s refreshing to see that companies like ADM understand that diversity and inclusion can indeed be an important factor in driving business success.”

To learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at ADM, visit www.adm.com/careers/diversity-inclusion.

About ADM

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 food and feed 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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