CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, U.S. — Archer Daniels Midland Co. has been recognized for its diversity at the board and executive levels by The Rising Tides, a consulting firm focused on improving the workplace for women and minorities.

The Rising Tides published a report today that analyzed the composition of the boards of directors and executive leadership teams of all Fortune 50 companies. Companies were scored on placement of women, women of color, and people of color in those leadership positions. ADM ranked third on the list.

“An inclusive culture starts at the top down, and we are very proud that our strong commitment to diversity is reflected in the composition of our board and executive team,” said Juan Luciano, chairman and chief executive officer of ADM. “Each leader brings a unique point of view to the table, and those varied perspectives are what drive the innovative thinking and solutions that make us a leader in our industry and a great place to work.”

Eileen Scully, founder of the Rising Tides, added, “As one of the highest-scoring companies in the Index, ADM clearly demonstrates the value the company and its leaders place on diversity. It’s refreshing to see that companies like ADM understand that diversity and inclusion can indeed be an important factor in driving business success.”

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