ADM Named Leader in Board and Executive Leadership Diversity

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) has been recognized for its
diversity at the board and executive levels by The
Rising Tides
, a consulting firm focused on improving the workplace
for women and minorities.

The Rising Tides published a report today that analyzed the composition
of the boards of directors and executive leadership teams of all Fortune
50 companies. Companies were scored on placement of women, women of
color, and people of color in those leadership positions. ADM ranked
third on the list.

“An inclusive culture starts at the top down, and we are very proud that
our strong commitment to diversity is reflected in the composition of
our board and executive team,” said ADM Chairman and CEO Juan Luciano.
“Each leader brings a unique point of view to the table, and those
varied perspectives are what drive the innovative thinking and solutions
that make us a leader in our industry and a great place to work.”

“As one of the highest-scoring companies in the Index, ADM clearly
demonstrates the value the company and its leaders place on diversity,”
said Eileen Scully, founder of the Rising Tides. “It’s refreshing to see
that companies like ADM understand that diversity and inclusion can
indeed be an important factor in driving business success.”

To learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at ADM, visit www.adm.com/careers/diversity-inclusion.

About ADM

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 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170
countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500
crop procurement locations, 270 food and feed ingredient manufacturing
facilities, 44 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.


Archer Daniels Midland Company
Media Relations


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