Ray G. Young

Ray G. Young is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company. In his financial role, he oversees the company’s accounting, controlling, treasury, tax, financial planning and investor relations activities as well as the ADM Investor Services organization.

Young joined ADM in 2010 following a 24-year tenure with General Motors Co., during which he held executive leadership positions in finance, general management, planning and operations on four continents. Young served in Shanghai as vice president of GM International Operations, and in 2008 and 2009, he was CFO of General Motors. Between 2004 and 2007, he was the president and managing director of GM do Brasil and Mercosur Operations, based in São Paulo.

Young graduated in 1984 from The Ivey School of Business, Western University, in London, Canada, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Young is a member of the board of International Paper Company, and serves as the chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. He is also a member of the board of directors of Wilmar International and the U.S.-China Business Council, as well as the University of Chicago Booth School CFO Advisory Board. He also serves on the board of directors of the American Cancer Society Illinois Division, and was recognized as one of the most significant volunteers to the American Cancer Society with the St. George National Award.