Jill Baumert has joined MGP Ingredients Inc. (MGPI) as territory sales representative for the company’s ingredients solutions segment. Her focus will be on the commercialization of MGPI’s lines of specialty wheat starches and proteins. These unique value-added ingredients provide nutritional and functional benefits in a wide range of consumer packaged food products.
Baumert most recently served as national account specialist of Nikolas Bakery/IMB Distribution, Bloomington, Minn., where she focused on acquiring new accounts and increasing sales for the company. From 2005 to 2009, Baumert was sales administrator at Waymar Industries, Burnsville, Minn.
“I am very pleased to have Jill join our sales team with her focus on serving customers in the upper Midwest region of the United States,” said Mike Lasater, MGPI national sales director, in a press release. “Jill’s in depth understanding of customer needs and her ability to effectively coordinate teams to deliver customer-focused solutions make her a great asset to MGPI and those we serve.”