Jim Ryken


As COO, Jim is known as the integrator for Hansen Ag. He leads the team to execute our business strategy every day. He is passionate about safety, quality, delivery, and continuous improvement. His responsibilities include building the processes to drive the business to continuously improve our products and our business system. Jim has 25 years’ experience leading global manufacturing companies.

Jim holds an Ag Engineering degree from Iowa State University and is energized by serving our customers and promoting innovation in the industry. Outside of Hansen Ag, he enjoys spending time with his family, attending kids sporting events, traveling to Haiti for mission work, and running.