Yara appoints chairman and compensation committee.
Apr 02, 2004
Oslo (2004-04-02): Yara's Board of Directors has today elected Øivind Lund as chairman.
Øivind Lund is a Ph.D (Dr. ing.) and a business graduate. He is currently President and Country Manager of ABB Holding A.S., Turkey and prior to that he was President and CEO of ABB A.S. Norway.
Further, Øivind Lund, Lone Fønss Schrøder and Leiv L. Nergaard are elected members of the Yara compensation committee.
Yara International ASA is the world's largest supplier of plant nutrition, with 7,500 employees in more than 50 countries. The company's brand new name, Yara, signifies land, soil, harvest and a good year. Yara keeps the Viking Ship logo, a symbol of high quality products for nearly a century and world-renowned within the fertilizer industry. In 2003 the company sold more than 20 million metric tons of fertilizer to customers in more than 120 countries.
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