Food and Beverage Patricia Woertz

  • Female executives

    A study reveals that the median pay of female CEOs increased by 21 percent compared to last year.

  • A truck passes in front Archer-Daniels-Midland signage displayed on the side of a grain storage bin at an ADM grain elevator in Niantic, Illinois.

    ADM said it is buying food flavors and specialty ingredients company Wild Flavors for 2.2 billion euros ($3 billion) in cash.

  • General Motors CEO Mary Barra

    GM has named Mary Barra as CEO, but women are underrepresented in the corner offices. These are the biggest companies run by women.

  • NEW YORK-- Agribusiness conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland, seeking to acquire Graincorp, said Friday that it now owns nearly 15 percent of the Australian grain handler. Archer Daniels Midland Co. purchased a 10 percent stake in GrainCorp Ltd. Thursday night, adding to its existing 4.9 percent holding.