Svein Tore Holsether

President and Chief Executive Officer

Svein Tore Holsether (born 1972) is President and Chief Executive Officer of Yara, a global crop nutrition leader with about 17,000 employees worldwide.

Mr. Holsether is passionate about promoting the Sustainable Development Goals in the global business arena. To contribute to a thriving future and drive inclusive growth, he is a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Food & Nature program for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). He was a Commissioner of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC), and also serves on the Executive Committee and Board of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA). Previously, Mr. Holsether has held a range of executive and senior position in large industrial companies.

Mr. Holsether has a BSc degree, specializing in Finance & Management, from the University of Utah, USA.

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