Samuel C. Scott III


Chairman of the Board

Samuel C. Scott was appointed Chairman of the Chicago Sister Cities International Program by Mayor Richard M. Daley on June 30, 2009.


Scott is the retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of Corn Products International, Inc. Scott serves on the board of Motorola, Inc., where he is chairman of the compensation and leadership committee. He also serves on the board of directors of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, Abbott Laboratories, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and The Chicago Urban League. In addition, he sits on the boards of ACCION International and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He is also a trustee of The Conference Board.


Scott received both a bachelor’s degree in engineering in 1966 and a master’s degree in business administration in 1973 from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J. He is a native of Jersey City, N.J., and presently resides in Chicago, Ill.