Corporate releases

Yara appoints new Chief HR Officer

March 18, 2014

Oslo (2014-03-18): Kaija Korolainen is appointed new Yara Chief HR Officer, effective 1 June 2014.

Ms. Korolainen, a Finnish national with a Master's Degree in Law and Economics, brings extensive experience from operational and strategic HR, most recently as Director HR EAME for agricultural equipment producer AGCO, based in Switzerland.

"It is a great pleasure to welcome Kaija Korolainen as our new Chief HR Officer. I also take the opportunity to thank Håkan Hallén for his excellent contribution over the years, and wish him well for his retirement," says Jørgen Ole Haslestad, CEO and President of Yara International ASA.

Kaija Korolainen will be a member of Yara's Executive Management Team and report to Jørgen Ole Haslestad.


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Yara delivers solutions for sustainable agriculture and the environment. Our fertilizers and crop nutrition programs help produce the food required for the growing world population. Our industrial products and solutions reduce emissions, improve air quality and support safe and efficient operations. Founded in Norway in 1905, Yara has a worldwide presence with sales to 150 countries. Safety is always our top priority.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.