Ian Pinner is senior vice president and chief strategy and innovation officer at ADM, and president of the company’s Health & Wellness division. In those roles, he advances the implementation of ADM’s strategy; oversees the company’s focus on high-growth business and technology platforms; supervises the process of capital and resource allocation planning; leads ADM’s mergers & acquisitions and business development activities; oversees the company’s New Ventures group; and leads global communications and the strategic PMO. As president of Health & Wellness, he leads the company’s efforts to become a leading solutions provider for customers seeking to meet the needs of increasingly health-conscious consumers in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and domestic and farm animal industries. Pinner is a member of the company’s Executive Council.
Pinner joined ADM in 1999 and has served in many leadership roles in the company, including president, Southeast Asia, Australia & New Zealand; president, global destination marketing; president, global cocoa and chocolate; vice president, corporate strategy and financial planning & analysis; president, ADM grain; general manager, European softseeds; managing director, ADM milling and ADM Pura; manager of energy procurement & risk for ADM’s European operations; and general manager for ADM’s oilseeds processing in the United Kingdom. Most recently he served as chief strategy & growth officer.
Prior to joining ADM, Pinner spent several years with S. C. Banks plc, a European commodity processing and trading company.
Pinner holds a diploma in business and finance from Mander College in Bedford, England.