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Hastings Mutual Appoints Norice Thorlund Rasmussen to Board of Directors


Hastings, Mich. – October 22, 2012 – Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, an award-winning, regional Property Casualty insurance carrier serving six states in the Midwest, announces the appointment of Norice Thorlund Rasmussen to the company’s Board of Directors.  Rasmussen was officially appointed during the company Board meeting that took place on Thursday, October 11.  Rasmussen has more than 25 years of business experience focusing on agricultural and financial management, both key areas of emphasis for Hastings Mutual.

“Norice brings great value to the Hastings Mutual Board of Directors based on her many years of financial management experience and knowledge of the agricultural industry,” said Joe Babiak, CEO & president of Hastings Mutual.

Rasmussen currently holds the position of plant purchasing lead at Federal-Mogul Corporation based in Greenville, Mich.   She also serves as the vice president of the Greenville Public School Board of Education and sits on the board for The Education Foundation of Greenville. 

In addition to a Master of Management degree from Aquinas College, Rasmussen also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Grand Valley State University and received a Certified Management Accountant certification.

About Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company is an award-winning, A. M. Best: A+ rated regional Property Casualty insurance company. Hastings Mutual operates in the six Midwestern states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The company, based in Hastings, Michigan, was founded in 1885. Hastings Mutual writes commercial, farm, and personal lines business through a network of independent insurance agents. For more information about Hastings Mutual visit the company website at or find them on Facebook and Twitter. 

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