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Clayton L. Mathile

The Iams Company

1981 - 1999

Agriculture & Mining

1980 b. 1941
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateOhio Northern University
Personal
Born-Died1941
BirthplaceOhio (OH)
RaceWhite
FatherFarmer / Rancher
Era - 1980

Mathile bought the struggling pet food company from the founder when it had only one main product. Over the next decade, Mathile increased the company’s revenues by tenfold and introduced a full line of pet food and other pet-related products. In so doing, Mathile brought national recognition to the former “word-of-mouth” brand. The once fledgling firm was sold to Procter & Gamble for $2.3 billion in 1999.