Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has announced two management appointments. Ian Pinner has been named President, Global Cocoa, where he will oversee the company’s cocoa press operations. Scott Walker has been named Vice President, Oilseeds Portfolio Optimization; he will lead the sale of the company’s chocolate business.
“As we work to sell our chocolate business, whilst retaining and continuing to improve our global cocoa press operations, it is important that each of these businesses have strong leaders who can dedicate themselves fully to these distinct efforts,” said Matt Jansen, Senior Vice President and President, Oilseeds. “Ian and Scott are both proven leaders, and I look forward to working with them in their new roles.”
Ian Pinner joined ADM in 1999. Prior to his current position, he served as Vice President, Corporate Strategic & Financial Planning, and before that, as President, Grain. Mr Pinner has held several management positions with the company’s European operations. Prior to joining ADM, he spent seven years with SC Banks plc, a European grain merchant.
Prior to his current position, Scott Walker was President, Cocoa, where he oversaw ADM’s global cocoa and chocolate business. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and Managing Director, ADM Cocoa International. He joined ADM in 1993.