MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — Sarah Blomquist has been promoted to vice-president of human resources and corporate administration at Ceres Global Ag Corp. She most recently was HR director since August 2018.
“In her new role Sarah will continue to manage all HR functions for Ceres, while also providing strategic oversight and management of critical company processes including business planning process and internal communications,” said Robert Day, president and chief executive officer of Ceres. “Sarah brings significant sector experience and has played an essential role with Ceres as we expand our operations. We look forward to her continued leadership as we focus on the successful execution of our growth strategy.”
Blomquist started her HR career as placement specialist with Kelly Temporary Services after graduating with a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Minnesota-Morris. She spent 19 years with Cargill in a variety of HR specialist, generalist, and management roles across many of the company’s functions and businesses, including IT, legal, poultry products and energy trading. Following that she founded her own independent HR consulting and coaching firm after which she was appointed HR director for the Minnesota Vikings. She joined Ceres Global Ag Corp. as HR director in August 2018.
Ceres Global Ag Corp., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., is focused on two primary businesses: a grain storage, handling and merchandising unit; and a commodity logistics unit.
Ceres operates six locations in Minnesota, Saskatchewan and Ontario with an aggregate storage capacity of approximately 29.7 million bushels.