About Yara

Management and Board

Pierre Herben

Pierre Herben

EVP, Corporate Innovation

Mr Herben (born 1963) has served as Executive Vice President Corporate Innovation since June 2016.

He served as Head of R&D and Innovation 2010-2016. Prior to joining Yara Mr Herben was Vice President Product and Application development at LyondellBasell Industries 2007-2010. Before this he held a series of R&D, commercial and management positions at Basell 2000-2006, Montell 1995-2000, and Shell Research 1990-1995 – all of which eventually merged into LyondellBasell Industries in 2007.

Mr Herben holds a degree in Bio-Engineering from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

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