Board of Directors

The J.R. Simplot Company Board of Directors helps guide our business with a complementary blend of experience and compassion that serves our customers, employees and communities well.  

Leadership Team

The J.R. Simplot Company Board of Directors oversees our international food and agriculture efforts around the world. Our board’s composition is a strong, balanced blend of skills and experience, allowing it to offer guidance in core areas important to the company.

Portrait of Mr. Scott Simplot, Chairman of the J.R. Simplot Company.

Scott Simplot

Chairman and Executive Committee member

Portrait of Mr. Garrett Lofto,  President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Director and Executive Committee member of the J.R. Simplot Company.

Garrett Lofto

President and CEO, Director
and Executive Committee member
Portrait of Ms. Gay Simplot, Director and Executive Committee member of the J.R. Simplot Company.

Gay Simplot

Director and Executive Committee member

Portrait of Mr. Ted Simplot, Director and Executive Committee member of the J.R. Simplot Company.

Ted Simplot

Director and Executive Committee member
Portrait of Mr. J.D. Simplot, Director and Executive Committee member of the J.R. Simplot Company.

J.D. Simplot

Director and Executive Committee member 
Portrait of Mr. Steve Beebe, Director of the J.R. Simplot Company.

Steve Beebe

Director

Portrait of Mr. Richard Hormaechea, Director of the J.R. Simplot Company.

Richard Hormaechea

Director
Portrait of Mr. John Otter, Director of the J.R. Simplot Company.

John Otter

Director

Portrait of Mr. Terry Uhling, Director of the J.R. Simplot Company.

Terry Uhling

Director


Portrait of Mr. J.R. Simplot, Founder of the J.R. Simplot Company.
Leadership

Our Founder

What started as a one-man farming operation in 1929 has grown into a worldwide enterprise with more than 13,000 employees. The pillars that J.R. Simplot established then still drive our organization today.

Macro image of healthy green plant sprout growing from dark, rich soil.
Company

Our Responsibilities

Our Core Values of Passion for People, Respect for Resources and Spirit of Innovation drive our actions in everything we do and shape our sense of responsibilities to our customers, our employees and the communities where we operate.

Career Opportunities

Working at Simplot

The J.R. Simplot Company has operations that touch every aspect of agriculture including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development and distribution. We pioneer sustainable innovations to protect our resources and we strive to feed a growing population.