CHICAGO — Greg Mills has been named president of Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Co. In his new position, Mr. Mills will be responsible for all Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts operations, business development, sales, marketing and distribution activities.
Mr. Mills joined ADM in 1993 and has held a variety of leadership positions throughout the business. Most recently he was president of ADM Crop Risk Services, where he was responsible for overseeing all crop insurance-related aspects of ADM’s risk management platform for U.S. farmers.
“During his time as president of ADM Crop Risk Services, we saw how Greg’s focus on strong relationships, great customer service and innovative thinking could grow a business,” said Matt Jansen, ADM senior vice-president and president, Oilseeds. “His experience across businesses at ADM and his drive and enthusiasm for great service and great results will serve him well as Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts continues to look for opportunities to grow their portfolio and expand their geographic reach.”
He received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree in business administration from Millikin University in Decatur, Ill.Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts handles, processes and exports peanuts and tree nuts. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., the company has 13 processing facilities in the United States, 3 in South Africa and 1 in Argentina.