The World Food Prize Foundation

2017 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Tim Hassinger

President and CEO, Lindsay Corporation

Tim Hassinger was recently named President and CEO of Lindsay Corporation, a position he assumed on October 16, 2017. Prior to this role, he served as President and CEO of Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company where he started as a sale trainee followed by various sales and marketing and supply chain roles and global leadership roles. One role took him to Shanghai, China to serve as the regional commercial unit leader for Greater China. Upon his return to the U.S. he was named Vice President for Europe, Latin America, and Pacific. From there he served as Global Commercial Leader and Global Leader, Crop Protection Global Business Unit.  He became President and CEO for Dow AgroSciences in 2014. He retired from the company after more than 33 years. 

During his time at Dow AgroSciences, Hassinger was active in industry associations and community boards. Hassinger holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois.

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