William J. Whitacre

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at J.R. Simplot Company

William J. Whitacre

William J. Whitacre

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at J.R. Simplot Company

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Career Highlights

STM Group, Inc.
J.R. Simplot Company
Research Seeds, Inc.

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361

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1953

Age

67

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Chairman & Executive Committee Member at J.R. Simplot Company

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at J.R. Simplot Company

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Director at J.R. Simplot Company

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President at Lane Farms, Inc.

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Director at J.R. Simplot Company

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Partner at Marten Law Group PLLC

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Director at J.R. Simplot Company

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at J.R. Simplot Company

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Director at Simplot Phosphates LLC

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Vice President & Director at Claremont Realty Group LLC

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William J. Whitacre
Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at J.R. Simplot Company
Career History
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2000 - 2018

J.R. Simplot Co. engages in the provision of food and agribusiness services. It includes seed production, farming, fertilizer manufacturing, frozen-food processing, and food brands and distribution. Its products include flame-roasted fruits and vegetables, hearty grains, sweet potato fries, avocado, crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, turf and horticulture products, livestock supply such as feed and supplements, cleaning and grooming, pest control supplies, large and small scale fly control, and fencing supplies and cattle chutes. The company was founded by John Richard Simplot in 1929 and is headquartered in Boise, ID.

President
2009 - Prior

STM has built satellite networks in more than 50 countries around the world, often selling through or working with local integrators and other partners. They serve telecom carriers (wireline and wireless), ISPs, governments, and private enterprises in various industries. In some cases they also operate these networks for their customers, taking on the service level requirements imposed on them by their regulators and customers. They adapt their VSAT network solutions for each customer and work closely with their local partners on logistical and business challenges.From their multiple operations centers they provide 24x7 customer support and can provide total managed network services anywhere in the world.They are one of the largest privately held satellite product and communications engineering companies today serving the needs for basic and broadband access into remote regions of the world. They have more than twenty five years of track record installing and operating satellite and telecom ground facilities in the remotest parts of the world, both directly and working through partners. With multiple strategic offices and facilities, they serve markets in the Latin America, Africa, Middle East, and parts of South East Asia. Their technology and product portfolio includes industry leading satellite broadband access products (Satlink®) plus SDH and fiber access products for long haul and last mile connectivity. In addition to network systems supply and engineering, they also provide on going operation and maintenance and dark or active fiber services. See link below to view STM Corporate brochure.

Manager
2008 - Prior
Boards & Committees
Director
Current
Director
Current
Director
Current

Morpheus Ltd., a subsidiary of NÉO-SOFT Services SAS, is a company headquartered in Ascot, UK. The firm provides professional online solutions. On 08 Dec 08 NÉO-SOFT Services SAS acquired Morpheus Ltd.

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

TO REPRESENT, PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE FERTILIZER INDUSTRY THROUGH FOLLOWING STRATEGIC INITIATIVES: 1)TO FOSTER A PROSPEROUS FERTILIZER INDUSTRY THROUGH LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ACTIVITIES AT THE FEDERAL STATE AND LOCAL LEVEL; 2)TO ADDRESS ISSUES IMPACTING MEMBER COMPANIES; 3)TO SHARE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE FERTILIZER INDUSTRY WITH MEMBERS, GOVERNMENT AND AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIES ON ISSUES RELATED TO FERTLIZER AND FARM ECONOMY.

Political Donations
$500
2013

Representative from Idaho's 2nd Congressional District

$500
1987
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