DIAMOND V announced the hiring of Clayton Gill as public relations and strategic communications manager.
Starting in January, Gill will be responsible for the global reach of Diamond V's public relations and strategic communications, working from its headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Gill is completing a six-year career in print and digital sales and service for Feedstuffs integrated media, which is now part of New York City-based Penton Inc. and includes National Hog Farmer and BEEF magazines as well as the Farm Progress state and regional media.
Prior to Feedstuffs, Gill was editorial director of trade media for Watt Publishing Co., now based in Rockford, Ill., with responsibilities that included Feed Management and Feed International magazines.
Gill's work experience also includes four years in agricultural extension communications in Southeast Asia. He holds a master's degree in agricultural journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"We're excited that Clayton is joining the Diamond V team," said Mike Wright, global marketing and research director. "He brings a strong background in U.S. and international ag media and has extensive editorial and media sales experience in the feed and animal industries. We're looking forward to his contribution in building Diamond V's brand worldwide."
Diamond V is a global nutrition and health company that manufactures all-natural products to improve animal health and performance.