H.J. Baker has hired Clark Springfield as general manager of the feed division.
Springfield 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. He 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.”
In this position, Springfield 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 B.S. in agricultural economics, an M.S. in agricultural finance, and a PhD in agricultural leadership, education, and communications from Texas A&M University.