Ian Pinner is vice president, Growth and Strategy, for Archer Daniels Midland Company, and a member of the company’s Executive Council. As such, he advances the implementation of ADM’s strategy; identifies and delivers growth portfolio opportunities; 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 marketing and communications.
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 growth officer.
Prior to joining ADM, Pinner spent seven 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.