Christopher M. Cuddy
Christopher M. Cuddy is senior vice president, president of ADM’s Carbohydrate Solutions business unit, and a member of the company’s Executive Council. In that role, he has responsibility for the company’s global sweeteners and starches, ethanol, and wheat milling businesses, a portfolio that has expanded globally in recent years. He also has strategic oversight of ADM’s operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa; is the lead executive for the company’s North American headquarters and assets in Decatur, Illinois; and serves as ADM’s global environmental champion.
Cuddy joined ADM in 1998 as a commodity trader, and has held a variety of merchandising and management roles. Previously, he was president of what was then ADM’s Corn Processing business unit. He has also served as president, Sweeteners and Starches; president, Almidones Mexicanos, SA de CV (Almex), an ADM joint venture based in Guadalajara, Mexico; vice president, Corn Processing; and North American sales manager, ADM BioProducts.
Cuddy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. He is a member of the board of the Corn Refiners Association, and also serves on the boards of ADM joint ventures Red Star Yeast Company LLC, and Almex.