DECATUR, Ill. -- Domingo Lastra has been named President-South American Operations for Archer Daniels Midland Company. The company's South American operations include origination, transportation and processing.

Lastra joined ADM in 1994, and has held positions in the United States, Mexico, Paraguay and Brazil, most recently serving as director-origination, ports, logistics and fertilizers for South America. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural economics from the Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Archer Daniels Midland Company is a world leader in agricultural processing and fermentation technology. ADM is one of the world's largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa. ADM is also a leader in the production of soybean oil and meal, ethanol, corn sweeteners and flour.

SOURCE: Archer Daniels Midland Company via PR Newswire.