Oslo, 25 August 2015: Reference is made to the announcement on 30 March 2015 appointing Svein Tore Holsether as new President and Chief Executive Officer of Yara International ASA. Holsether will join Yara on 9 September 2015, succeeding acting CEO Torgeir Kvidal who on the same date will resume his previous position as Chief Financial Officer.
For further information, please contact:
Thor Giæver, Investor Relations
Telephone (+47) 24 15 72 95
Cellular (+47) 480 75 356
Bernhard Stormyr, Media Relations
Cellular: (+47) 90 10 76 85
Yara's knowledge, products and solutions grow farmers' and industrial customers' businesses profitably and responsibly, while nurturing and protecting the earth's resources, food and environment.
Our fertilizers, crop nutrition programs and technologies increase yields, improve product quality and reduce the environmental impact of agricultural practices. Our industrial and environmental solutions improve air quality by reducing emissions from industry and transportation, and serve as key ingredients in the production of a wide range of goods. We foster a culture that promotes the safety of our employees, contractors and societies.
Founded in 1905 to solve emerging famine in Europe, today, Yara has a worldwide presence, with more than 12,000 employees and sales to more than 150 countries.
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)