Garrett Lofto of J.R. Simplot Company
Garrett Lofto was named President & CEO of the J.R. Simplot Company in May of 2018 after spending nine years leading the Company’s AgriBusiness Group. Lofto has worked for Simplot for 26 years and is the seventh President and CEO since company founder Jack Simplot retired in 1973.
As President of AgriBusiness, Lofto has guided a diverse and complex $2.5 billion operating division spanning a global marketplace. He successfully initiated and oversaw several major capital expansions that have positioned the Company for long-term success and prosperity. Major accomplishments include the building and launch of the ammonia plant in Rock Springs and continued growth and expansion of both the Simplot Grower Solutions and Simplot Partners retail arms.
As President and CEO, Lofto plans to continue moving to the Company’s One Simplot strategic focus that will enhance efficiencies and agility across all of the business lines.