July 01, 2014 |

Global Agricultural Firm H.J. Baker Hires General Manager For Feed Division

Continues to invest and expand its feed division

Global Agricultural firm H.J. Baker announced today that Clark Springfield has joined the company’s Feed Division in the role of General Manager. This position is part of H.J. Baker’s continued commitment as a leader in the animal nutrition industry.
Clark brings more than 21 years of global leadership and management skills in the agriculture industry to H.J. Baker.  He built multiple successful teams in operations, sales and marketing, sales management, and information systems at several companies in the industry including Osborne Industries, Cargill, Sweetlix, and others.  Clark also worked in product development at Western Feed Supplements, O.H. Kruse Grain and Milling, and Western Milling and spent 14 years in animal nutrition sales where he developed key sales and distributor channels, retail dealer networks, mass merchandising networks and direct to the producer relationships.
“Clark stands out as a leader in this industry and his background is a strong fit for the General Manager of the Feed Division,” said Steve Azzarello, Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing at H.J. Baker.   “He has a tremendous wealth of knowledge in all aspects of sales and marketing which is a great asset as we continue to expand domestically and globally,” Azzarello added.
In this position, Clark will oversee all aspects of the Feed Division and is charged with growing this important branch of H.J. Baker.  The General Manager position will be located at the company’s Little Rock, Arkansas campus.
Clark holds a BS in Agricultural Economics, an MS in Agricultural Finance, and a PhD in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications from Texas A&M University.
H.J. Baker has been a global manufacturer and supplier of agricultural goods and services for 164 years.  H.J. Baker has built relationships that last decades, and continues to invest in innovative products, the environment and the community.  The company’s strategically located processing plants, offices, and warehouses create a super-efficient pipeline for the vital commodities and products that it sources, manufactures, and markets.  H.J. Baker is headquartered in Westport, Connecticut, U.S.
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