New Chief Legal Counsel in Yara International ASA
May 09, 2008
Coming from the law firm Wikborg, Rein & Co. in Oslo, Trygve Faksvaag joined the legal department of Norsk Hydro in 1996. He was later legal counsel and vice president of Norsk Hydro Americas, Inc., the Hydro corporate center for North and South America, from 2001 to 2003. In 2004 he was appointed vice president and general counsel of Yara North America, Inc. After having returned to the Yara legal department in Oslo, from 2006 he served as managing director of Yara Switzerland Ltd. in Geneva, Switzerland, where Yara's Ammonia Trade & Shipping unit is located. Mr. Faksvaag holds a law degree from Oslo University.
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Yara International ASA is a leading chemical company that converts energy, natural minerals and nitrogen from the air into essential products for farmers and industrial customers. As the number one global supplier of mineral fertilizers and agronomic solutions, we help provide food for a growing world population. Our industrial product portfolio includes environmental protection agents that safeguard air and water purity and preserve food quality. Yara's global workforce of more than 8,000 employees represents great diversity and talent enabling Yara to remain a leading performer in its industry.