Corn Refiners Association Welcomes New President

               Corn Refiners Association Welcomes New President

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Corn Refiners
Association (CRA) today announced John W. Bode as its new President and
C.E.O. John comes to the CRA with 30 years of experience as a lawyer/lobbyist
in Washington, D.C., representing many prominent companies.

"We are pleased to welcome John to the CRA," said Matthew Wineinger, Chairman
of the CRA and President of Tate & Lyle Bulk Ingredients. "He is an
accomplished leader with a strong background in the food and agriculture
sectors. The CRA just celebrated its 100^th anniversary, and John is the
ideal person to lead us into our next century and take on the challenges
before us."

Prior to private practice, John served on the Senate Agriculture Committee
staff and held three Presidential appointments at the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, where he was responsible for approximately one-half of the USDA
budget. John testified before Congress over 70 times and oversaw development
of approximately 90 proposed and final rules. A widely recognized speaker on
food law and policy, John has been involved in every significant change in
federal food law over the past 25 years. He earned a bachelor's degree from
the University of Oklahoma and a Juris Doctor from George Mason University
School of Law.

"I am honored to join the Corn Refiners Association to represent this
important industry," said John. "CRA has an outstanding staff. We look
forward to making a difference for the corn wet milling industry."

The CRA's member companies are Archer Daniels Midland Company, Cargill Inc.,
Ingredion, Inc., Penford Products Co., Roquette America, Inc., and Tate & Lyle
Americas. They make starches, sweeteners, and products that are used for
paper, pharmaceuticals, ethanol, and animal feed, among many others.

John will begin his new job on May 6^th.

The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association
representing the corn refining (wet milling) industry of the United States.
CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American
agribusiness since 1913.

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David Knowles
(202) 534-3494

SOURCE Corn Refiners Association

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