ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. (ANI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), has announced new management for its North American operations.
Effective immediately, Chuck Loefer has been named vice president for Alliance Nutrition North America. Loefer was previously director, Premix and Pet Food. He will now be responsible for all ANI North American feed and premix business. He replaces Mike Manning, who had earlier announced his intention to retire.
Loefer will report to Mark Kolkhorst, ADM vice president and president of ADM Alliance Nutrition.
“Chuck has a deep background in the feed and animal nutrition industry, and his knowledge and dedication will help us continue to grow our business and deliver excellent products and service to our customers,” Kolkhorst said.
Manning will retire on June 14, 2013, after dedicating 37 years to the feed industry, with the last 15 years of service at ADM.
“Mike’s leadership and unique perspective will be missed, and we wish him the best as he begins this new chapter,” Kolkhorst added.
About ADM Alliance Nutrition
ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company and a leading producer of livestock feeds and supplements. Based in Quincy, Ill., ADM Alliance Nutrition offers consistent, high-quality feed products, supplements, premixes, custom ingredient blends and feed ingredients to help livestock producers achieve the greatest possible return from the grain and forage they utilize in livestock production. For more information about ADM Alliance Nutrition and their products, visit www.admani.com.
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs. Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn, wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. With more than 265 processing plants, 460 crop procurement facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 140 countries. For more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com.