ADM announces management appointments
Gregory Morris has been named senior vice president and president, Global Oilseeds.
Mr. Morris is senior vice president and president of Global Oilseeds. His scope of responsibility includes all commercial activity, operations and production for the company’s Oilseeds Processing business unit.
Previously, Mr. Morris led the launch of the company's WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit, which includes ADM’s specialty ingredients businesses, as well as the company’s WILD Flavors business, and ADM’s portfolio of dried fruits, seeds, legumes and ancient grains.
He joined ADM in 1995 and has held several senior-level merchandising and management positions since then. Prior to leading the launch of WFSI, he served as ADM’s president, North American Oilseeds Processing. In that role, he oversaw more than two dozen crushing plants, Southern Cellulose Products, Inc., and the company’s Foods & Wellness group.
Mr. Morris is a member of Illinois State University’s Finance Advisory Board. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Illinois State University, and an MBA from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Vince Macciocchi has been named senior vice president and president, WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients.
Mr. Macciocchi is senior vice president and president of the WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit. Mr. Macciocchi has more than a quarter century of experience in the ingredients industry.
He came to WILD as its North American chief operating officer in 2012. Prior to that, he spent more than a decade at Givaudan flavors. He has also held positions at American-Maize Products Company, Roquette America and IngredientsNet.com.
Mr. Macciocchi holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, and an MBA from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois.
Mark Bemis, senior vice president and president, North America, has been named to the additional role of chief risk officer, and Chris Cuddy, president of ADM’s Corn Processing business unit, has been named a senior vice president of the company.
Mr. Bemis is ADM’s senior vice president and president, North America, and the company's chief risk officer.
Previously, Mr. Bemis was president of ADM’s Corn Processing business unit. Before that, he served as president of ADM’s Cocoa, Milling and Financial Services businesses; earlier, he was vice president and general manager for ADM Cocoa North America. In addition, he has held various merchandising and management positions in the company’s Agricultural Services, Malt, Corn Processing, and Oilseeds Processing businesses since joining ADM in 1983.
He became a vice president of the company in 2005, and a senior vice president in 2010. Mr. Bemis was chairman of ADM’s Sustainability Steering Committee from 2007 to 2010, a period in which the company made significant progress in its three principal sustainability focus areas: supply chain integrity, water-resource management, and energy and climate change. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois.
Mr. Cuddy is senior vice president and president of ADM’s Corn Processing business unit. Previously, Mr. Cuddy served as president, Sweeteners and Starches, in ADM’s Corn Processing business unit. In that role, he was responsible for all commercial activities of the company’s North American sweetener, starch, fiber and acidulant businesses.
Mr. Cuddy joined ADM in 1998 and held a variety of merchandising and management roles prior to leading the sweeteners and starches group, including president, Almidones Mexicanos, SA de CV (Almex), an ADM joint venture based in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Before that, he was vice president, ADM Corn Processing, managing the commercial activities of ADM’s corn wet milling business, including sales, marketing and distribution of corn-based sweeteners and sugar. From 2000 to 2004, he served as North American sales manager, ADM BioProducts. He began his career with the company as a senior commodity trader with ADM Grain.
Mr. Cuddy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. ■
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