Ray Young

Former Audit Committee Chair

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Current public company boards: International Paper Company, Marsh & McLennan

Past public company boards: Ally Financial, Hormel Foods Corp, Wilmar International

Executive Experience: Ray G. Young is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company, and a member of the company’s executive council. In his role, he oversees the company’s accounting, controlling, treasury, tax, financial planning, and investor relations activities as well as the ADM Investor Services organization. Ray is also responsible for strategic oversight of ADM’s business in Asia.

Ray joined ADM in 2001 following a 24-year tenure with General Motors Co., during which he held executive leadership positions in finance, general management, planning and operations on four continents. He served in Shanghai as vice president of GM International Operations, and in 2008 and 2009, he was CFO of General Motors. Between 2004 and 2007, he was the president and managing director of GM do Brasil and Mercosur Operations, based in São Paulo.

Additional information: In addition to his public board service, Ray is a member of the U.S.-China Business Council, the board of directors of the American Cancer Society Illinois Division, and the CFO Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Ray graduated in 1984 from The Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, in London, Canada, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.