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.