WESTPORT, Conn.—International agriculture firm H.J. Baker & Bro., Inc. announces Steve Azzarello has
been hired as Executive Vice President for Sales and Marketing, reporting to Christopher V.B. Smith, President and CEO.
An accomplished executive, Azzarello began his career as a Development Engineer at UOP, a Honeywell company. He subsequently held management positions in sales, marketing and product development at Oil-Dri Corporation in Illinois and Novus International in Missouri. Most recently he was the VP of Corporate Development at AMCOL International, an international chemical and mineral company based in Illinois.
Azzarello will be responsible for the commercial sales and marketing efforts of H.J. Baker’s feed, fertilizer and sulfur groups. He will also be taking an active role in the development of strategic growth initiatives. Azzarello will be working from H.J. Baker’s headquarters in Westport, Conn., and from his office in Illinois.