FRESNO, CA— Global Ag Insurance Services, a California-based crop insurance provider focused on specialty crop producers, is pleased to announce that Bill Haar has joined the team as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Haar, a highly regarded industry veteran, brings a unique understanding of agricultural risk management in the western region. “I’m thrilled to join the only crop insurance company that focuses primarily on growers and producers in this region. I think Global Ag’s commitment to providing tailored agricultural risk management solutions is critically important to the long-term stability and success of the industry in the western United States.”
Haar brings more than 25 years of regionally-focused crop insurance experience to the job. After getting his start in the industry as a claims adjuster, Bill distinguished himself with his technical expertise, professionalism and knowledge of the crop insurance program. He continued to rise through the ranks and most recently served as a Regional Vice President for ProAg where he was responsible for business in the western United States. Prior to that, Bill worked for Rural Community Insurance Services and Rain and Hail.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Bill to the team. He is highly respected by growers and agents across the industry and has built an impressive track record over the past 25 years. Bill understands the unique challenges that growers and producers in our region face today and he is well-positioned to help address those challenges. His knowledge and specialty crop expertise make him a natural fit with the capable and experienced team we’ve built at Global Ag,” said Jordan Roach, Chief Executive Officer.
Bill is a past member of the Western Extension Risk Management Education Center where he sat on the grant committee that helps provide tools and training to support producers in establishing long-term risk management strategies that strengthen the economic viability of their farm and ranch enterprises. He is also a member of the Western Region NCIS Committee that is responsible for identifying and advocating improvements to the delivery of crop insurance in the western United States.
Bill is married and has two grown children. When he’s not at the office he enjoys golfing, cooking, traveling to the Pacific Northwest, and spending time with family and friends.
Bill can be reached at 559.530.2790 (Direct), 559.392.8053 (Cell), or bhaar@GlobalAg.com.
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About Global Ag
Global Ag Insurance Services is a crop insurance provider based in California that offers comprehensive agricultural risk management solutions to western specialty crop producers and agents. Global Ag’s executive team has served as trusted advisors and successfully delivered crop insurance solutions to many of the largest agribusiness companies in the nation. The Company is dedicated to improving the delivery of agricultural risk management solutions in the western United States.