D. Cameron Findlay

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D. Cameron Findlay is an American attorney who is the senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Archer Daniels Midland Company, the global agriculture business giant ranked 28th on the Fortune 500 list of largest American companies. He joined ADM in 2013. Prior to that, he served from 2009-13 as senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Medtronic, Inc., the world's largest medical device company. Before his time at Medtronic, he was executive vice president and general counsel for Aon Corporation for six years.[1] Previously he served as Deputy Secretary of Labor from 2001 to 2003 [2] in the administration of George W. Bush and as a member of the board of directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Prior to that, he was a partner in the law firm of Sidley and Austin, a senior White House aide to President George H.W. Bush, and a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia at the United States Supreme Court.

Findlay was born in 1959 in Chicago, Illinois,[3] and grew up in Elkhart, Indiana. He earned a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, a master's from Oxford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.[4]


  1. ^ Profile. D Cameron Findlay, "forbes.com".
  2. ^ "D Cameron Findlay", Personnel Announcement January 15, 2004.
  3. ^ Announcement."Appointment of D. Cameron Findlay as Deputy Assistant to the President and Counselor to the Chief of Staff", Public Papers of George H. W. Bush, January 15, 1992.
  4. ^ "President Bush to Nominate Four Individuals to Serve in His Administration", George W Bush White House Archives, April 23, 2001, accessed August 11, 2009.