Yara appoints new Head of Communications to the Executive Management Team
Jul 02, 2009
Arne Cartridge has decided to leave Yara to pursue a personal ambition to develop an international network of consultants within communications and public affairs. Cartridge has been responsible for the development of communications and branding at Yara since its IPO more than five years ago.
Bente G. H. Slaatten will replace Arne Cartridge on the Executive Management Team as of October 1. She will be responsible for all communications, including the areas of public affairs and branding. Slaatten joined Yara in 2007 as Vice President of Communications. She has broad organizational, communications and management experience. To allow for continuity, Arne Cartridge will support Yara's Africa initiative as a consultant.
Anders Lerstad, Investor Relations
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Asle Skredderberget, Communications
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Yara International ASA is the world's 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, we help provide food for a growing world population. Our industrial product portfolio includes environmental protection agents that prevent air pollution. Yara's global workforce of 8000 employees represents the great diversity and knowledge that enables Yara to remain a leading performer in the industry.