- TitleChairman, President, and CEO
- CompanyArcher Daniels Midland
- Last Year's Rank6
Amid a historic U.S. drought, agri-giant ADM’s stock soared 45% in the 12 months ended Aug. 1. The CEO freed up $2 billion in cash by reducing inventory and selling noncore assets. Woertz is also making way for a $3.2 billion takeover of Australia’s GrainCorp.