The Andersons Names Anderson as Corporate Vice President

PRNewswire-FirstCall
MAUMEE, Ohio
Jun 30, 2009

The Andersons, Inc. has named Daniel T. Anderson as President, Retail Group, and Vice President, Corporate Operations Services.

Anderson is retaining his current position as President, Retail Group and is assuming a new corporate-level position, which was created in part due to the retirement of Dale W. Fallat, Vice President, Corporate Services, who is ending his 42-year tenure with the company.

In his new role, Anderson will oversee the Retail operations as well as corporate engineering, safety, sourcing and procurement, continuous improvement and facility services.

An employee of The Andersons since 1979, Anderson has served as the President, Retail Group since 1996. During his time with the company, Anderson has served in a variety of retail and operations positions.

Anderson holds a bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University, Columbus, and an honorary doctorate degree from Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio. Anderson resides in Maumee, Ohio, with his wife. The couple has eight children.

In a related move, Tamara S. Sparks has assumed an expanded role as Vice President, Corporate Relations & Business Analysis, adding corporate communications, community involvement and enterprise risk management to her responsibilities.

About The Andersons, Inc.

The Andersons, Inc. is a diversified company with interests in the grain, ethanol and plant nutrient sectors of U.S. agriculture, as well as in railcar leasing and repair, turf products production, and general merchandise retailing. Founded in Maumee, Ohio, in 1947, the company now has operations in 12 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, plus rail equipment leasing interests in Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit The Andersons online at www.andersonsinc.com.

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SOURCE: The Andersons, Inc.

CONTACT: Debra A. Crow, Corporate Communications Manager, The Andersons,
Inc., +1-419-891-6483, [email protected]


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