Adeniyi Odugbemi


Deni currently works as the global director of food safety for one of the world’s largest Agricultural and food commodity companies (Archer Daniels Midland Co). In this role, he oversees human and animal food safety, with a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food/feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 innovation centers, and the world’s premier crop transportation network. Fortune magazine named ADM the world’s most-admired food-production company for three consecutive years: 2009, 2010, and 2011.
With extensive experience in food safety and quality management systems, Dr. Odugbemi had previously worked for several companies including, Pepsi bottling, Weston Foods, the Kroger Co, and most recently Wayne farms. Dr. Odugbemi serves on several professional committees and advisory boards. He is also currently an adjunct faculty at Osun State University, where he teaches food safety-related classes.