Dallas, Texas 09/03/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) recently announced the opening of its global headquarters and customer center in Chicago. The company noted that about 70 employees are based in the new premises located at 77 West Wacker Drive in Chicago, Illinois. The premise also includes a culinary facility whereby the company can showcase its extensive portfolio of food ingredients. In addition, the company also announced the appointment of Christina Hahn as its new Vice President of Investor Relations and Competitive Analysis.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Patricia Woertz expressed that the new locations allow to more easily reach global markets as the company continues to embark on its growth plan. At the same time, it will allow to ensure close contact with local farmers, operations and customers.
In her new role, Ms. Hahn will represent Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) to the investment community and will also serve as an advocate for shareholder value creation. Previously, Ms. Hahn had served as Director of Corporate Strategy and Competitive Analysis when she joined the company in March 2014. Prior to joining the company, she worked with Deutsche Bank as Head of Agricultural Commodities Research as well as an Equity Research Analyst focusing Agri Business and Proteins. She holds a M.B.A. in Finance and Economics and a Bachelor’s in Business Management.
Chief Financial Officer at Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM), Ray Young expressed that the company continues to strengthen the management team to consistently improve returns and deliver shareholder value. The addition of Ms. Hahn and given her industry knowledge, strategic thinking and significant know-how of shareholder value creation, she is expected to be an “excellent” representative to the investment community.
Archer Daniels employs more than 31,000 people worldwide and engages in transforming corn, cocoa, wheat and oilseeds into products for food, animal feed, energy and industrial uses.