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G. Allen Andreas

G. Allen Andreas is Chairman and Chief Executive of the Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), a U.S. agribusiness with operations across the globe.

Mr. Andreas holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Valparaiso University, and a Juris Doctorate from the Valparaiso University School of Law.  He was an attorney for the United States Treasury Department from 1969 until joining the legal staff of the Archer Daniels Midland Company in 1973.  Appointed Treasurer in 1986, Mr. Andreas relocated to Europe in 1989 as Vice President and Counsel to the Executive Committee.  He was appointed as a Member of the Office of the Chief Executive in 1996, President and Chief Executive Officer in 1997, and assumed his current position as Chairman and Chief Executive in January 1999.

Mr. Andreas is Chairman of ADM's Board of Directors and Chairman of ADM's Executive Committee.  He is a member of the Supervisory Board of the A.C. Toepfer International Group with headquarters in Germany, and on the Board of Directors of Gruma, S.A. in Mexico, and Agricore United in Canada.  He is also a member of The Trilateral Commission, The Bretton Woods Committee, the International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council, the Emergency Committee for American Trade, the World Economic Forum, the G100, The Business Roundtable, and a Trustee of the Economic Club of New York.  Mr. Andreas serves as a member of the European Advisory Board of the The Carlyle Group and is a member of advisory boards of various other business operations in Latin America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.  He is also a member of the State of Colorado Bar and the American Bar Association.

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