CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) was ranked the world’s most admired company in the food production industry by Fortune magazine for 2015. Considered the definitive report card on corporate reputation, Fortune magazine’s annual list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” ranks companies in a number of major industries.
“We are proud to be acknowledged by our peers for our leadership in the food production industry,” said ADM CEO Juan Luciano. “To be recognized for excellence in our work to serve our customers in the food industry speaks to the dedication of our 33,000 employees.”
A total of 668 companies from 29 countries were evaluated by more than 4,100 executives, directors and security analysts. Survey respondents were asked to rate companies in their industry on nine criteria: innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment value, quality of products and services and global competitiveness.
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 33,000 employees serving customers in more than 140 countries. With a global value chain that includes more than 460 crop procurement locations, 300 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 40 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, chemical and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.