CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today released the below statement on the Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (ADM) decision to establish a new world headquarters in Chicago. The Governor spoke with Chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz several times in recent days:
"ADM’s decision to establish a world headquarters in Chicago is great news for Illinois and our economy.
“I spoke with ADM Chairman and CEO Patricia Woertz several times over the past week and made clear that there is no better place to do business than Illinois.
“ADM’s long-term commitment to Chicago, Decatur and our entire state demonstrates its own faith in its future here.
"I have enjoyed working with ADM for more than a decade. I look forward to continued partnership as this dynamic company invests and grows in Illinois.”