DECATUR, Ill. (AP) _ Larry H. Cunningham will join Archer Daniels Midland Co. as corporate vice president and president of the Protein Specialties division.

Cunningham will replace Roger Kilburn, who plans to retire but will stay on until fall as Cunningham's adviser, ADM said Tuesday. Cunningham's appointment is effective July 1.

Cunningham served in several posts at A.E. Staley Manufacturing Co. before resigning in 1990.