WESTPORT, Conn., USA – (August 18, 2015) – Global agriculture firm H.J. Baker announced today that Donald Sutton has joined the company’s Crop Performance Division as a part of the United States sales team. This ongoing growth by H.J. Baker continues to showcase their commitment as a global leader in the agriculture industry.

Sutton joins H.J. Baker from AMCOL International/Mineral Technologies, where he successfully launched and established the company’s agriculture division focusing on humic acid and bentonite clay products. During his three years with AMCOL, Sutton increased sales revenue by a significant percentage annually while managing global accounts and working closely with research scientists to support successful marketing and sales initiatives. He also spent several years working with Amega Sciences as a national sales manager, implementing and managing the company’s business marketing and sales initiatives. Sutton also spent more than a decade working for several golf clubs where he developed and managed agronomic plans for premier conditions for golf courses.

“Donald is a great asset to our team with his proven track record of developing and executing sound marketing programs and consistently exceed sales goals,” said Crop Performance President Don Cherry. “His diverse background and strong knowledge of agronomics is a perfect complement to our team,” Cherry added.

As account manager for H.J. Baker’s Crop Performance Division, Sutton is responsible for managing and growing sales for H.J. Baker’s Tiger-Sul product line in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.

H.J. Baker is committed to adding value to the products and services it provides as a global manufacturer and supplier in the animal health and nutrition, crop performance and sulphur industries. Family owned since 1865, H.J. Baker builds trusting relationships that last decades. We invest in ongoing research, product innovation and manufacturing excellence so that our customers have the best opportunity to succeed. H.J. Baker supports environmentally sustainable practices and our dedicated employees are active in the communities where they live and work.

H.J. Baker & Bro. Inc., is headquartered in Westport, Connecticut. Tiger-Sul Products was purchased in 2005 by H.J. Baker and has been a global leader in sulphur bentonite fertilizers and sulphur micronutrient technology for over 40 years. Visit TigerSul at tigersul.com or connect on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.