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ADM COO Luciano Appointed President

February 25, 2014
by Candy & Snack TODAY

Decatur, IL — Juan R. Luciano becomes the 12th president of the Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), effective immediately. He will continue to serve as the company’s chief operating officer, and will report to Chairman and CEO Patricia A. Woertz, the company reports.

In addition to ADM’s research and project and risk management activities, he oversees the commercial and production operations of its corn, oilseeds and agricultural services businesses.

Recognizing Luciano’s achievements during the past three years, Woertz says: “He has energized the organization around improvements in costs, cash and capital, and has brought both discipline and vision to ADM’s global strategy for profitable growth.”

The former executive vice-president and president of The Dow Chemical Co.’s performance division, Luciano joined ADM in 2011. He is a national trustee of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America Midwest Region. 

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