Jansen Selected to Land O'Lakes Executive Council

Nick JansenEFFINGHAM, Ill. -- The Equity’s board chairperson, Nick Jansen of Mason, Illinois, was recently selected to the Land O’Lakes, Inc. Executive Council following the national cooperative’s annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods.  With 2016 annual sales of $13 billion, Land O’Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands in agribusiness and food production including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinFIeld® United and Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN™.  The company does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries.  Land O’Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, Minn.
 
He will represent over 20 states in Region 4. Among his duties will be serving on the nominating committee which is responsible for identifying, recruiting and developing candidates to serve as elected leaders for the cooperative.
 
Jansen, along with his two brothers and nephew run a second-generation grain farming operation. Jansen has served on various school and church boards and committees.
 
Jansen was nominated for the position by The Equity, CEO Bruce Vernon.  Nick is the Chairman of the Board for The Equity and has served on the board since 1987.