Svein Tore Holsether
Chairman Finance Committee
Executive Board Member

President and Chief Executive Officer
Yara International ASA, Norway

Mr. Holsether (born 1972) has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2015.

Before becoming President and CEO of Yara, Mr. Holsether held the position as President and CEO of Sapa AS. Prior to this, he was EVP M&A Orkla 2010-2011, Business Area President Sapa Asia & Middle East 2010, CFO Sapa AB 2007-2010, CFO Orkla Specialty Materials 2006-2007, CFO Elkem ASA 2005-2006, CFO Elkem ASA North American Division 2003-2005, and Group controller and Financial Analyst Elkem ASA 1997-2003. Mr. Holsether served as Director of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) in 2011-2012.

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