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Patricia A. Woertz

Independent Director since:

Other Public Company Boards:
3M Company (2016 to 2022)

Audit (Chair), Governance & Public Responsibility

Age as of Most Recent Nomination:

Patricia A. Woertz

Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company

Ms. Woertz is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Archer Daniels Midland Company (“ADM”) (agricultural origination and processing), where she joined in 2006 as Chief Executive Officer and President and was named Chairman in 2007.

Ms. Woertz retired as Chief Executive Officer of ADM in 2015 and as Chairman in 2016. Prior to joining ADM, Ms. Woertz was with Chevron Corp. for 29 years, serving in several executive roles, including President, Chevron International and Executive Vice President, Global Downstream. She began her career as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Ernst.

Ms. Woertz is currently a senior advisor to Tanium, a cybersecurity and network operations company, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare. She previously served as a member of the President’s Export Council, the principal national advisory committee on international trade.


With broad executive experience at Chevron and ADM, including as CEO of ADM, and having started her career as a CPA, Ms. Woertz contributes a valuable mix of Global and Marketing experience and Finance expertise, enabling her to provide critical perspective on operational and financial aspects of the Company, including accounting and corporate finance matters.

Additionally, Ms. Woertz’s experience as an executive of public companies and a director on other public company boards provides her with significant Leadership, Strategy, and Risk Management skills and Corporate Governance experience from which she draws to provide a broad perspective on governance matters and issues facing public companies.

In her board service at both 3M and Shell, Ms. Woertz served on committees with oversight responsibility for significant Environmental Sustainability matters, advising management on policies, practices, and risks across climate change, human rights, and other sustainability matters.