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WESTCHESTER, Ill., October 16, 2013 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today announced the appointment of Rhonda Jordan to its Board of Directors, effective Nov. 1, 2013.  Jordan, a 25-year veteran of Kraft Foods Inc., currently serves on the boards of Bush Brothers & Company, a food company best known for branded canned beans, and Colfax Corporation, a multi-platform manufacturing and industry enterprise.

"With extensive experience in the consumer food and beverage industry, Rhonda brings deep experience to our board," said Ilene Gordon, Ingredion's chairman, president and CEO.  "Her marketing acumen and keen insights into consumer behavior will be exceptional assets as Ingredion continues to expand our portfolio of value-added ingredient solutions that address key consumer trends."

With Jordan's appointment, concurrent with that of Victoria Reich, Ingredion's board will include four female directors, comprising one-third of the board.  "These appointments are consistent with our strategy and commitment to diversity among our leadership and at all levels of the organization," Gordon added.

At Kraft Foods, Jordan held a variety of marketing and executive positions, including president of global health, wellness and sustainability; and president of the U.S. Cheese and U.S. Grocery businesses.  She has a B.A. from Northwestern University and a M.B.A. from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.  

Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) is a leading global ingredients solutions provider specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutrition ingredients.  With customers in more than 40 countries, Ingredion serves approximately 60 diverse sectors in food, beverage, brewing, pharmaceuticals and other industries.  For more information, visit


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