Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) yesterday announced that Karla M. Miller was named Vice President, ADM Public Affairs. She will be responsible for the day to day management of the Company’s public relations and advertising programs and will continue to report to Larry Cunningham, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs.

Karla, 35, joined the Company in 1992 as Corporate Communication Manager. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Millikin University in 1988. Karla is married and has two children.

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a world leader in agricultural processing. The Company is one of the world’s largest processor of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa. ADM is also a leader in soy meal and oil, ethanol, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and flour. In addition, ADM is building a position in such value-added products as food additives and nutraceuticals (such as Vitamin E and sterols). Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over 22,000 employees, 275 processing plants, and net sales for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2001 of $20.1 billion. Additional information can be found on ADM’s web site at