About Yara

Management and Board

Leif Teksum

Leif Teksum

Chairperson of the Board since 2014

Chairperson of the Compensation Committee.

Leif Teksum (born 1952) is today a professional board member and independent advisor.

Since August 2014 Mr. Teksum has worked as a professional board member in various companies and since 2015 he has also been a partner and an independent advisor in Vest Corporate Advisors AS, a small corporate “boutique” located in Bergen, Norway. Mr. Teksum retired from DNB Bank ASA in August 2014. From 1991 until his retirement he held various positions in the DNB Group Management being responsible for large corporate clients and all international banking activities, the bank’s Investment Banking area, the Asset Management area as well as the IT and Procurement activities.

Teksum has a Master's degree in Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen, Norway.

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