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Ardent Mills names VP of research, quality and technical solutions team


April 22, 2016
By Canadian Pizza

Denver, CO – Kent Juliot will join flour-milling and ingredient company Ardent Mills as vice-president of the research, quality and technical solutions division.

“We are pleased to announce that Kent has accepted the role as vice-president of the Research, Quality and Technical Solutions team at Ardent Mills,” said Dan Dye, chief executive officer, in a news release. “Kent is a proven leader in the food industry with an extensive background in food production and customer technical interactions. He also brings to Ardent Mills a strong track record in the flour milling business, along with relationships that span the FDA, USDA and in the international arena.”

“Kent was selected for this role based on his long track record of success in the food industry, his broad range of food safety and quality experience and his passion for developing high-performing organizations, leaders and teams,” said Bill Stoufer, chief operations officer.

Juliot has nearly 11 years of progressive leadership experience at ConAgra Foods where he was responsible for food safety, quality and sanitation for 58 ConAgra Foods and co-manufacturing processing facilities. He also led the supplier quality department, managing over 10,000 ingredients and packaging supplies. Prior to his experience at ConAgra Foods, Kent held leadership posts in quality and plant management over a 20-year span with the Kellogg Company. 

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Kent will be relocating to the Denver area and reporting directly to Stouffer starting on April 25.