FAIRMONT, NEBRASKA, US — Godfrey Friedt has been named general manager of POET, a leader in the sustainable energy industry.

Friedt most recently was director of elevator operations at Ardent Mills, and earlier spent nearly 11 years at Conagra Brands, Inc. in a variety of roles, including director of elevator operations, regional operations manager, and supervisor, mill and operations manager. He began his career at Cargill as a shift supervisor, terminal manager, project manager, country elevator manager, regional manager and logistics manager.

He received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics at North Dakota State University.