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.

Scott Simplot

Chairman and Executive Committee member

Garrett Lofto

President and CEO, Director and Executive Committee member

Gay Simplot

Director and Executive Committee member

Ted Simplot

Director and Executive Committee member

J.D. Simplot

Director and Executive Committee member

Steve Beebe


Richard Hormaechea


John Otter


Terry Uhling


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.


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.

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