March 18, 2021

Yara CEO Svein Tore Holsether nominated as President in NHO

The election committee of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) has nominated Svein Tore Holsether as President (Chair of the Board in NHO).

The formal election will be done on the NHO general assembly June 8 and will be for a two year-period.

“The election committee has emphasized Holsether’s broad experience from industry, not least the strengthening of Yara’s global position over the past years. He has been engaged in international fora to contribute to sustainable development and is committed to reducing carbon emissions and create green growth,” says Tor Arnesen, leader of the committee.

The main objective for the NHO President on behalf of Norwegian businesses is to support and challenge the administration of NHO in their work with the road map (NHOs veikart) for future of business.This road map shows the way out the crisis for Norway and toward a digital, global and green future.

“It is an honor to be nominated as President in NHO. The private sector plays a crucial role in the green transformation and I am passionate about promoting the small and large companies that are creating value for society as a whole. I believe Norway can enter a green golden era after the pandemic, if we manage to work across sectors and industries,” says Svein Tore Holsether.


Kristin Nordal
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