Lindsay CEO Appointed to USDA’s Agriculture Policy Advisory Committee

Published online: Jun 17, 2019 Articles, Irrigation
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Lindsay Corporation, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology announces that Lindsay Corporation president and CEO Tim Hassinger has accepted an appointment by U.S. agriculture secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer to the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Trade.

As a member of the committee, Hassinger will advise, consult with and make recommendations to the secretary of agriculture and the U.S. trade representative concerning U.S. trade policy and matters arising in the administration of such policy.

The committee also will provide information and advice regarding the following:

  • Negotiation objectives and bargaining positions of the U.S. before it enters into trade agreements;
  • the operation of any trade agreement once entered into; and
  • matters arising in connection with the administration of U.S. trade policy.

Hassinger looks forward to serving on the committee, leveraging his more than three decades of agricultural industry experience to guide trade policy along with fellow committee members.

“Serving on the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee is a tremendous opportunity to provide counsel on the advancement and future of U.S. agriculture and trade policy,” said Hassinger. “I look forward to the committee’s collaboration and important dialogue that will positively impact U.S. trade policies.”

Hassinger will serve on the committee until June 15, 2023.