Ivar Chhina, Appointed Director

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Ivar Chhina

Appointed Director


Audit (Chair)

Ivar Chhina, of Bellevue, Wash., has more than 30 years of business experience, including as a C-level executive, board member and investor in the healthcare services and technology, consumer retail and manufacturing, specialty outdoor sporting goods, and technology sectors. He joined the AgriBank board in 2021.

Chhina is currently an investor, board member and/or private equity operating partner/advisor for several organizations, public and private, including Malibu Boats, Inc., where he chairs the audit committee of the board. Among other executive positions, Chhina was formerly the chairman and chief executive officer of InterDent, Inc. and the chief financial officer/executive vice president of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI Co-op), the national outdoor gear and apparel retailer. His family had cow/calf ranches in Nevada and Oregon for several generations.

Chhina holds an M.A. in International Policy Studies from the Middlebury College Monterey Institute and a dual B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Nevada-Reno.