November 26/Decatur, Ill. -- Archer Daniels Midland Company announced its board of directors elected Kevin Hess, Randall Kampfe, Marc Sanner and Stuart Funderburg as corporate officers.

Hess was elected vice president (Oilseeds Production). He began with ADM in 1985 and has held numerous positions within the company's Oilseeds Processing business segment. Hess has a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Northern Iowa and a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Iowa State.

Kampfe has been elected vice president (Corn Production). Since joining ADM in 1974, he has held various operations management positions in the company's Oilseeds Processing and Corn Processing business segments. Kampfe has a bachelor of science in engineering and an MBA from the University of Nebraska.

Sanner was elected vice president and general auditor. He joined ADM in 1987 and has held various tax and accounting positions within the company, most recently serving as general auditor. Sanner has a bachelor of sScience in accounting and an MBA from Eastern Illinois University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Funderburg has been elected assistant secretary and assistant general counsel. Since joining ADM in 1998, he has worked in the law department, most recently serving as assistant general counsel. Funderburg has a bachelor of science in agricultural economics and agronomy from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law.

From the December 5, 2008, Prepared Foods e-Flash