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#5 overall out of 10


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CEO: Juan R. Luciano 

Annual Revenue: $64.36 billion 

Top Subsidiaries: Florida Chemical Company LLC, Pura Foods, Soy Investors LLC, Vantage Corn Processors LLC & and 133 others.

Countries they operate in: 53 countries

Industry Type: Agribusiness 

Private or Public: Public

Corporation Size: 38,332 employees


Board Information 

Notable members include: Juan R Luciano, who formerly worked at The Dow Chemical Company, served on the Global Advisory Board of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and is a member of the United States-China Business Council; Michael Burke, former Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Infrastructure and Urban Development community; Terrell K. Crews, former CFO of Monsanto; Francisco J. Sanchez, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the board of Teewinot Life Sciences (biotech/pharmaceuticals), and of the non-profit H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Research Center; and, Debra A. Sandler, former president and CEO of LaGrenade Group, LLC, a marketing consultancy that serves packaged goods corporations operating in the health and wellness space, and who previously held leadership roles at PepsiCo, Johnson & Johnson and Mars, and currently serves on the boards of Keurig Dr Pepper, Inc. 

How to Improve

ADM did fairly well in organizing its political and lobbying expenditures in the United States since 2016.  ADM, however, did not report any expenditures outside the US. In addition, the corporation provided very limited disclosure regarding its charitable or scientific funding.


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