Brett Lutz

Vice president of global communications - Archer Daniels Midland

Brett Lutz is the vice president of global communications at Archer Daniels Midland, where he has served since November 2018. In this role, Lutz directs all internal and external corporate communications activities, including communication strategy, PR and media relations, social media, crisis communications, global colleague communications, corporate branding and digital strategy efforts. Lutz joined ADM from Whirlpool Corporation, where he served as head of corporate communications and change management and, in addition to communications efforts, was responsible for multiple global change and business transformation efforts associated with major mergers and acquisitions. He launched and led the Whirlpool Change Management program of more than 300 global practitioners. Before Whirlpool, Lutz worked for 16 years in communications, change management and strategy consulting with Accenture, assisting global clients going through significant process, systems, organization and culture transitions. He is a member of the Arthur W. Page Society and the Ragan Communications Leadership Council, and is a leading voice in both digital engagement systems and employee advocacy. He is also currently the vice president of the board of directors for GhostLight Theatre, a community-centric blackbox theater in Benton Harbor, Michigan.