J. Kent Wimmer with 43 years of Sugarbeet & Agribusiness experience has held the position of Director of Shareholder Relations & Governmental Affairs since 2004.  Prior to this Mr. Wimmer was Vice President of Agriculture for the Western Sugar Cooperative.

Mr. Wimmer began his career in 1972 as a warehouseman & beet dryer foreman with Great Western Sugar Company(GW).  In 1974, Mr. Wimmer transferred to the Agricultural Department of GW where he  held positions of  Agriculturist and Agricultural Manager.  In 1990 Mr. Wimmer became Manager of Agricultural Administration for the Western Sugar Company,  then 1993 held positions of Colorado Agricultural Manager and then in 1996 Director of Agriculture. 

Mr., Wimmer earned his bachelor’s degree with a double major in biology & earth science from Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska in 1972.  Mr. Wimmer is currently a Director of the American Society of Sugarbeet Sugarbeet Technologists and former President of the Beet Sugar Development Foundation.