Archer Daniels Midland Company announced March 23 that its Board of Directors has nominated Michael S. Burke to stand for election to the board at the company’s upcoming annual shareholders’ meeting on May 3.

Burke is chairman and CEO of AECOM, which designs, builds, finances and operates infrastructure assets in more than 150 countries. Prior to his current position, Burke served as AECOM’s senior vice president of corporate strategy; chief corporate officer; chief financial officer; and president. Before joining AECOM in 2005, he served in a variety of leadership positions at accounting firm KPMG LLP.


“Mike’s deep expertise and leadership experience would make him a tremendously valuable addition to ADM’s Board of Directors,” said Chairman and CEO Juan Luciano. “If elected by our shareholders, Mike will bring to the board his experience as CEO of a global Fortune 500 company, as well as an extensive background in accounting and finance. ADM would benefit greatly from Mike’s leadership, and I am eager to work with him as we continue to execute our strategy.”