About Yara

Management and Board

Petter Østbø

Petter Østbø

EVP, Production

Mr. Østbø (born 1979) has served as Executive Vice President Production since February 2016.

His previous positions in the company include: Head of Business Line Gas and Industrial Applications 2015-2016, Head of Industrial Nitrates & CO2 business units 2014-2015, Head of Industrial Nitrates Business Unit 2013-2014, Head of Product Management & Optimization 2010-2013. Prior to joining Yara, Mr. Østbø worked at McKinsey & Company between 2003-2010.

He holds a Master´s degree in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). In addition, he completed a one-year qualification in history studies at the University of Bergen.

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