CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patricia Woertz, Chairman & CEO of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) will address The Executives' Club of Chicago at their September 25 Global Leaders Luncheon.
Woertz' presentation will focus largely on the growth of the global middle class and the business opportunities it presents global companies. She will emphasize how agriculture will meet the challenge of this growing population's demand for food.
Woertz was named ADM's CEO and president in April 2006, and assumed the additional role of chairman of the board in February 2007. Since joining ADM, Woertz has led the company to record financial results while growing its sourcing, transportation and processing networks through select acquisitions, strategic capital investments, and a number of global joint ventures and partnerships.
Decatur-based ADM is one of the largest agricultural processors in the world. It serves as a vital link between farmers and consumers, processing crops to make food and animal feed ingredients, renewable fuels and naturally derived alternatives to industrial chemicals.
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Wednesday, September 25; Registration and Networking: 11:15am; Luncheon and Program: 12:00 – 1:15pm; Palmer House Hilton - Grand Ballroom (17 E Monroe Street)
About the Global Leaders Luncheon Series
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