Juan R. Luciano is chairman of the board of directors, president and chief executive officer of ADM.
Luciano joined ADM in 2011 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was named president in February 2014, and in January 2015 became the ninth chief executive in ADM’s 112-year history. He became chairman of the board in January 2016.
Under Luciano’s leadership, ADM has undergone a remarkable evolution, building on more than a century of heritage to create a global nutrition business, with an industry-leading array of ingredients and solutions that are opening the door to growth opportunities in key global macro trend areas. He has spearheaded the increased use of innovative technologies to meet customer needs, and led a strategic growth campaign that has expanded ADM’s global footprint, building capabilities and adding talent and expertise that allow it to create value to every part of the global value chain.
Before joining ADM, Luciano had a successful 25-year tenure at The Dow Chemical Company, where he last served as executive vice president and president of the Performance division.
Luciano serves on the boards of directors of Eli Lilly and Company and nonprofit economic development organization Intersect Illinois, and is an alternate member of the board for Wilmar International. He serves on the Global Advisory Board of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Business Roundtable, and the United States-China Business Council.
Luciano holds an industrial engineering degree from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology.