Juan R. Luciano, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Juan R. Luciano is chairman of the board of directors, president and chief executive officer of ADM.

Luciano joined ADM in 2011 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was named president in February 2014, and in January 2015 became the ninth chief executive in ADM’s 112-year history. He became chairman of the board in January 2016.

Under Luciano’s leadership, ADM has undergone a remarkable evolution, building on more than a century of heritage to create a global nutrition business, with an industry-leading array of ingredients and solutions that are opening the door to growth opportunities in key global macro trend areas. He has spearheaded the increased use of innovative technologies to meet customer needs, and led a strategic growth campaign that has expanded ADM’s global footprint, building capabilities and adding talent and expertise that allow it to create value at every part of the global value chain.

Before joining ADM, Luciano had a successful 25-year tenure at The Dow Chemical Company, where he last served as executive vice president and president of the Performance division.

Luciano serves as lead independent director of Eli Lilly and Company, is a board member of nonprofit economic development organization Intersect Illinois, and is an alternate member of the board for Wilmar International. He serves on the Global Advisory Board of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Rush University Medical Center board of trustees, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Business Roundtable, and the United States-China Business Council.

Luciano holds an industrial engineering degree from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology.

Michael S. Burke, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AECOM

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Mike Burke joined ADM’s board of Directors in May 2018, and is a member of the compensation and succession, and nominating and corporate governance committees.

Burke is the retired Chairman and CEO of AECOM, which designs, builds, finances and operates infrastructure assets in more than 150 countries. Prior to serving as Chairman and CEO, Burke served as AECOM’s senior vice president of corporate strategy; chief corporate officer; chief financial officer; and president. Before joining AECOM in 2005, he served in a variety of leadership positions, including as a member of the board of directors, at KPMG LLP.

Burke was a member of the Business Roundtable Board of Directors, and served as Chair of the organization’s Infrastructure Committee. He was Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Infrastructure and Urban Development community, and serves as vice chair of the Children’s Bureau Board of Directors. Burke is a member of the board of directors of Sitelogic, Nexii, Universal Engineering Sciences, CarbonCure, Westwood Professional Services and United Dwelling. He is also an External Advisor to Bain and Company.

Burke holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Scranton, and a J.D. from the Southwestern University School of Law.

Theodore Colbert III, President and CEO, Global Services, Boeing

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Ted Colbert joined ADM’s board of directors in May 2021. He serves as a member of the audit, and sustainability and corporate responsibility committees.

Colbert is president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, a business unit providing solutions for defense, government, space, intelligence, and security customers worldwide. He previously served as president and CEO of Boeing’s Global Services. A member of Boeing’s executive council, Colbert has been with the company since 2009, and has held leadership positions including previously as chief information officer and senior vice president of Information Technology & Data Analytics.

Prior to his time at Boeing, Colbert held positions at Citi, Ford Motor Company, and AT&T Bell Labs.

Colbert is a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) and serves on the board of directors for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the Georgia Tech President’s Advisory Board, the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus Advisory Board and New Leaders, where he serves as board chair.

He completed the Dual Degree Engineering Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Morehouse College with degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering and Interdisciplinary Science.

Jim Collins, Retired CEO and member of the Board, Corteva Agriscience

Jim Collins joined ADM’s board of directors in August.

From 2019 to 2021, Collins was CEO and a member of the board of Corteva Agriscience, a Fortune 200 agricultural and seed company with 22,000 employees around the globe. Prior to that, he served in a variety of leadership positions in the agriculture business at Corteva’s predecessors, DowDuPont and DuPont, including chief operating officer and executive vice president. His leadership experience during his 37 years at the company spanned engineering, supervision and business and strategic management.

Collins served on the board of CropLife International, the advisory board for the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, and the board of trustees of the Hagley Museum and Library. He also was a member of the US China Business Council, and the Business Roundtable, where he served on the Special Committee on Equity and Racial Justice and the Climate Policy and Trade Committees. He currently serves on the University of Tennessee Lone Oaks Farm Advisory Council and the Board of Trustees of Longwood Botanical Gardens.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Christian Brothers University in Tennessee, and an MBA from the University of Delaware.

Terrell K. Crews, Retired Chief Financial Officer, Monsanto

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Terry Crews joined ADM’s board of directors in May 2011. He serves as chairman of its audit committee and is a member of the executive, and sustainability and corporate responsibility committees.

Crews retired from Monsanto in November 2009 following a 32-year tenure with the company that culminated in nearly a decade of service as its executive vice president and chief financial officer. Crews also served as CEO of Monsanto’s vegetable division from August 2008 until his retirement.

Earlier, he was the global finance lead for Monsanto’s Global Seed Group, where he oversaw the financial integration of 11 acquired seed companies. And in 1997, he was appointed the company’s general auditor following assignments as controller for Latin America and as CFO of Monsanto’s Asia-Pacific operations.

Crews is a member of the board of directors of Hormel Foods Corporation, where he serves as a member of the audit committee, and WestRock Company, where he serves as the chairman of the audit committee and is a member of the executive and finance committees. He is also lead director at Teays River Investments, is a member of the board of trustees at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn., and serves on the board of Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis.

Crews holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Freed-Hardeman University and a master’s degree in management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Donald E. Felsinger, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sempra Energy

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Donald E. Felsinger joined ADM’s Board of Directors in August 2009 and currently serves as its lead director and as a member of the executive committee.

Felsinger is the retired chairman and CEO of Sempra Energy—a San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and value-added products and services to more than 40 million consumers worldwide.

Mr. Felsinger was named Sempra’s Chairman and CEO in 2006 after having served as the company’s president and chief operating officer.

Earlier in his career, he was group president of Sempra Global, the umbrella for Sempra Energy’s businesses operating in competitive energy markets. In that role, Felsinger led Sempra Energy’s expansion into successful businesses in power generation, energy-infrastructure development, energy trading and marketing, and liquefied natural gas development.

Prior to the merger that formed Sempra Energy, Felsinger was president and chief operating officer of Enova Corporation. Earlier, he was president and chief executive officer of San Diego Gas & Electric.

Felsinger serves on the boards of the Northrop Grumman Corporation—where he is lead director and a member of the compensation and governance committees—and Gannett Company, where he chairs the compensation committee and is a member of the audit committee. He is a member of the Lead Director Network (LDN), and has been a member of the Conference Board, a director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, and a director of the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he has served on the Green Foundation and was co-chair of the Forum Fronterizo Council of the San Diego Dialogue. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Arizona and is a graduate of the Stanford University executive program.

Suzan F. Harrison, Retired President, Global Oral Care, Colgate-Palmolive Company

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Suzan F. Harrison joined ADM’s board of directors in May 2017, and serves as chair of its sustainability and corporate responsibility committee as well as a member of the executive, and compensation and succession committees.

From 1983 through 2019, Harrison held a variety of leadership positions at Colgate-Palmolive Company, the most recent being president of Global Oral Care. Prior to that, she was president of Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. North America, a position she held from 2009 to 2011. Before that, she served as vice president, Marketing, for Colgate U.S., and vice president and general manager of Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, North America and Europe.

Harrison is a member of the board of directors of WestRock Company, where she serves in the audit and nominating/corporate governance committees.

Harrison holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and business from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York, and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Patrick J. Moore, President and Chief Executive Officer, PJM Advisors, LLC

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Patrick J. Moore joined ADM’s board of directors in November 2003. He is chairman of its nominating and corporate governance committee and serves as a member of the executive and audit committees.

Moore currently serves as president and CEO of PJM Advisors, LLC, an investment and advisory firm that also maintains an affiliate relationship with a large New York-based private equity firm.

From 2002 until 2011, Moore was chairman and chief executive officer of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (formerly Jefferson Smurfit Corporation), a producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging and one of the world’s largest paper recyclers. His 24-year tenure at Smurfit also included service as chief financial officer, vice president general manager of the company’s Industrial Packaging division, and treasurer.

Earlier in his career, Moore held positions in corporate lending, international banking and corporate administration at Continental Bank in Chicago.

Moore is chairman of the board of Energizer Holdings, Inc. He also serves on the North American Review Board of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., and on the boards of the St. Louis Zoological Society and the Big Shoulders Fund.

Francisco J. Sanchez, Senior Managing Director, Pt Capital; Chairman and CEO, CNS Global Consulting

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Francisco Sanchez joined ADM’s board of directors in May 2014, and serves as a member of its audit, and sustainability and corporate responsibility committees.

Sanchez is senior managing director at Pt Capital, a private equity firm focused on Alaska and certain Nordic nations including Iceland and Finland. He is also the Chairman and CEO of CNS Global Advisors, a firm focused on international trade and investment. He joined the law firm Holland & Knight as a partner in July 2020.

Sanchez served as the undersecretary for international trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2010 to 2013. Previously, he held the position of assistant secretary for aviation and international affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation, served in the White House as a special assistant to President Bill Clinton, and was chief of staff to the special envoy to the Americas. He also co-founded and served on the board of NorthStar Bank, in Tampa, Florida.

Sanchez is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and served on the board of directors for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) from 2010 to 2013. He is a member of the board of Teewinot Life Sciences, and of the non-profit H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Research Center. He has been awarded the National Point of Light Award as well as the Governor’s Point of Light Award for Outstanding Community Service in Florida. In 2010, he was named to the National Hall of Fame for the Boys and Girls Club of America.

Sanchez holds a bachelor’s degree and a J.D. from Florida State University, and a master’s degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Debra A. Sandler, President and Founder, LaGrenade Group LLC

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Debra A. Sandler joined ADM’s board of directors in May 2016, and serves as a member of the audit, and nominating and corporate governance committees.

Sandler is president and CEO of LaGrenade Group, LLC, a marketing consultancy that serves packaged goods companies operating in the health and wellness space. She is also the founder of Mavis Foods, LLC, an entrepreneurial startup of Caribbean sauces and marinades. Previously she worked for over 30 years in senior leadership roles at PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson and Mars. Most recently, she served as chief health and wellbeing officer at Mars, after serving there as chief consumer officer and president of Mars Chocolate North America. Prior to joining Mars, she spent 10 years with Johnson & Johnson in a variety of leadership roles, and before that, 13 years with PepsiCo.

Sandler is a member of the board of directors of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., where she serves as a member of the renumeration and nominating committee; Dollar General Corporation, where she serves as a member of the audit and nominating & governance committees; and Gannett Co., Inc., where she serves as the chair of the transformation committee and a member of the nominating/corporate governance committee. She is also a member of the board of advisors of Pharmavite, LLC, a trustee of Hofstra University, and a member of the Executive Leadership Council.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from Hofstra University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Lei Zhang Schlitz, Executive Vice President, ITW

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Dr. Lei Zhang Schlitz was elected to ADM’s board of directors in May 2019. She is a member of the compensation and succession, and the sustainability and corporate responsibility committees.

Schlitz has held a series of senior-level positions for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), an innovative, diversified Fortune 200 manufacturing company with operations in 55 countries, approximately 48,000 employees, and more than 18,000 current and pending patents. Currently, she serves as executive vice president of ITW’s Automotive OEM segment, overseeing a global business involving the design and manufacture of fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for automotive OEMs and their top-tier suppliers around the world. Previously, she served as executive vice president of the Food Equipment segment, a $2.2 billion business that designs and manufactures state-of-the-art commercial ovens, dishwashers, refrigerators, food processing equipment, and after-sales services for commercial food service and food retail customers around the globe.

Prior to joining ITW in October 2008, Schlitz spent seven years at Siemens Energy and Automation. She held P&L responsibility for an emerging growth business segment and successfully grew the product portfolio by building strong market-driven strategy, developing a high-performance team and driving differentiated innovative growth. She also had positions managing product development groups with increasing responsibilities in various Siemens divisions. Prior to that, Schlitz worked at GE Global Research and GE Industrial Systems as a program manager, developing next-generation electrical distribution products and equipment. She started her career at Eaton Innovation Center.

Schlitz holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering mechanics from Tsinghua University in Beijing. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers.

Kelvin R. Westbrook, President and Chief Executive Officer, KRW Advisors, LLC

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Kelvin R. Westbrook joined ADM’s board of directors in November 2003. He serves as chairman of the compensation and succession committee and as a member of the executive, and the nominating and corporate governance committees.

Westbrook is president and chief executive officer of KRW Advisors, LLC, a privately held consulting firm serving the telecommunications and media industries, among others. He established the firm after a nine-year tenure with Millennium Digital Media Systems, LLC, the broadband telecommunication services company he founded in 1997. He was the company’s chairman and chief strategic officer from October 2006 to September 2007, and had previously served as its president and CEO.

In 1993, Westbrook founded and served as the president and chairman of LEB Communications, Inc., an affiliate of Charter Communications. Earlier, he had been a partner in the corporate law and mergers and acquisitions practice of New York law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker.

Westbrook serves as a director of several public companies, including Camden Property Trust (Lead Trust Manager); The Mosaic Company, where he serves as chair of the nominating/corporate governance committee and a member of the sustainability/corporate responsibility committee;, and T-Mobile US, Inc., where he serves as chair of the compensation/succession committee and member of the transaction committee. In addition, he serves on the boards of BJC HealthCare (Chairman) and the St. Louis Internship Program. He also serves on the Washington University School of Medicine National Council and the Advisory Board of the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. He previously served on the boards of Angelia Corporation, Stifel Financial Corp., the National Cable Satellite Corporation (C-SPAN), St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and The Municipal Theatre Association of St. Louis (The Muny).

He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington in 1977 and a doctoral degree from Harvard Law School in 1982.