Jørgen Ole Haslestad takes up post as new Yara President and CEO
Oct 01, 2008
Haslestad, 57, spent 14 years at Siemens in senior executive positions around the world. In 2001 he became Group President of Siemens' Industry Solutions Services, a group with annual turnover of about USD 12 billion. After Siemens reorganization he became CEO of the Industry Solutions division in January 2008. He also served as a board member for both Yara and Tandberg since 2004.
More information about CEO Jørgen Ole Haslestad can be found at www.yara.com.
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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.www.yara.com