DENVER — Kent Juliot has been named vice-president of research, quality and technical solutions for Ardent Mills, effective April 25.
Prior to joining Ardent Mills, Mr. Juliot spent nearly 11 years at ConAgra Foods, Inc. where he was responsible for food safety, quality and sanitation. He also led the supplier quality department, managing over 10,000 ingredients and packaging supplies. Prior to ConAgra Foods, he held leadership posts in quality and plant management over a 20-year span with the Kellogg Co.
“Kent is a proven leader in the food industry with an extensive background in food production and customer technical interactions,” said Dan Dye, chief executive officer. “He also brings to Ardent Mills a strong track record in the flour-milling business, along with relationships that span the F.D.A., U.S.D.A. and in the international arena.”