ADM Vice Presidents Manda Tweten and Fabiana Bianchi Unveiled as Winners of ‘Women Worth Watching’ Awards
CHICAGO, July 30, 2019 – Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) is pleased to announce the recognition of Manda Tweten and Fabiana Bianchi in the eighteenth annual Profiles in Diversity Journal Women Worth Watching®Award winner’s list.
Since its inception, the Women Worth Watching®Awards have recognized the outstanding contributions of female leaders and the organizations that support the promotion of women in business. All awardees are nominated by their colleagues, peers and mentors for their initiatives and achievements, bringing stories of real female leaders to the fore of the international business community.
“Over the years, I have come across many amazing women with true talents – acting as dedicated and passionate leaders, restless executors and powerful team builders,” said Fabiana Bianchi, VP Marketing & Global Growth. “To be recognized amongst them is an absolute privilege. What’s more, when I think back to the earlier stages of my career I am pleased to see the rise in the number of women holding middle and senior management positions, diversity being the strength of an organization. ADM is the right place to work if you aspire to an equal career.”
“It is an honor to have been nominated by my colleagues and recognized alongside all these other incredible women,” said Manda Tweten, VP Customer Value Creation. “I’m proud to work for an organization that champions widespread inclusion and diversity at all levels.”
Earlier this year, ADM demonstrated its commitment to achieving gender parity within its senior leadership team by 2030, through a partnership with Paradigm for Parity. “We are dedicated to cultivating a diverse and inclusive company culture not only because it helps us attract and retain the best employees, but also because it allows us to further our business objectives,” said Michael D’Ambrose, Senior VP and Chief Human Resources Officer. “In doing so, we put our business in a better position to remain agile, address challenges and execute our strategy. We greatly value the expertise and perspectives that Manda and Fabiana bring to our leadership team and are tremendously proud of their many achievements.”
The full list of this year’s award winners can be accessed here.
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 40,000 employees serving customers in nearly 200 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 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