Mark D. Schweitzer is vice president, Global Economic Research, for ADM. In this role he leads a diverse team of global analysts to provide ADM colleagues with timely and accurate proprietary research that underpins ADM’s grain and oilseed strategies and international marketing efforts. Previously, Schweitzer was vice president of Investor Relations. Here Mark oversaw and built strong relationships with ADM’s investor community and facilitated invertors’ understanding of ADM’s many global businesses and the company’s algorithm for value creation. The future of agriculture and helping develop the next diverse and inclusive generation of leaders is one of Mark’s passions. His commitment to this passion led him to serve on the National FFA Sponsors Board for a 3-year term in 2013. In 2015 he was elected to serve as 2016 chair-elect of the Sponsors Board. In 2017, Mark Chaired the National FFA Foundation Sponsors’ Board as well as serving on the Board of Trustees and its Finance Committee. In 2020 he joined FFA’s President advisory council. He is dedicated to help guide the organization to be the next generation’s cutting-edge resource for career development in agriculture. Schweitzer holds a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
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