Food Integrity Global 2024


The Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam

10th - 11th September

Adeniyi Odugbemi

Adeniyi Odugbemi

Global Director of Food Safety

Archer Daniels Midland Co

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Deni currently works as the global director of food safety for one of the largest Agricultural and food commodity companies in the world (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. ADM was named the world’s most-admired food-production company by Fortune magazine for three consecutive years: 2009, 2010, and 2011.

Dr. Odugbemi is a food scientist with a doctoral specialization in food safety. He has worked in the beverage, bakery, dairy, milling, confectionery, and meat and poultry sectors of food processing.  Dr. Odugbemi is a prolific instructor and teaches many food safety, quality control, quality assurance, and continuous improvement classes. He has facilitated and instructed food safety classes in almost all continents of the world. As a seasoned food safety auditor, he has audited many food facilities globally.

With extensive experience in food safety and quality management systems, Dr. Odugbemi had previously worked for several companies including, Pepsi Bottling, Weston Foods, 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.

Panel Discussion

9.30 – 10.15 am

Emerging Food Safety Threats

This expert panel reveals the most concerning food safety threats they see coming over the horizon in 2025 and beyond. Our Panel will explore potential challenges and emerging risks posed by global environmental changes, biotechnology advancements, and shifts in consumer behaviours. The debate will delve into how these factors might influence food contamination, disease outbreaks, and supply chain vulnerabilities. Panellists will also examine the readiness of current food safety systems to adapt and respond to these future threats, offering insights into proactive strategies and innovations required to safeguard food integrity in the years to come. 

Roberto Buttini with blue Barilla logo
Roberto Buttini

Vice President Global Quality & Food Safety, Barilla

Sarah Jeromson with Walmart logo
Sarah Jeromson

Senior Manager Food Safety and Quality, Walmart

Adeniyi Odugbemi

Global Director of Food Safety, ADM


Meet the Experts