Pål Hestad

EVP, Global Plants & Operational Excellence

Mr. Hestad (born in 1971) has served as Executive Vice President Global Plants & Operational Excellence since June 2020.

Mr. Hestad has been a Yara employee since 1995. Since then, Mr. Hestad has held several positions at Yara’s Glomfjord plant (Process Engineer, Operations Engineer, Productivity Engineer, Production Manager and Plant Manager). He has also held the positions of Head of Productivity (2003-2004), Regional Plant Manager (2010-2012), Regional Head of Production (2012-2018), and Senior Vice President Production (2018-2020).

Mr. Hestad holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Electrochemistry from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

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