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Resume: G. Allen Andreas


BORN

June 22, 1943, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

EDUCATION

BA, Political Science, 1965, and JD, 1968, Valparaiso University in Indiana.

CURRENT JOB

Chairman and CEO, Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM)

HOW HE GOT STARTED

Uncle Dwayne Andreas, ADM's chairman and CEO, asked him to join the legal department in 1973.

CAREER LEAP

In 1997, Dwayne stepped down as CEO amid a price-fixing scandal that resulted in prison terms for his son and two other ADM executives. Allen was promoted from vice-president and counsel to the executive committee to CEO of ADM.

PARTING GIFT

His uncle gave him a pillow that reads: "Some days it's great to be king" on one side and "Some days it's not so great" on the other.

ANNUAL TREK

The tulip festival in Pella, Iowa.

FAMILY

Wife Toni, two daughters, and a son.


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