Executive management changes at Yara

Oslo, 30 May 2016: Yara International ASA announces three new members to its Executive Management group, to improve focus on strategy, innovation and positioning.

"Following recent organizational changes to sharpen operational focus and alignment, these further changes are made to improve our focus on strategy, innovation and positioning," said Svein Tore Holsether, President and Chief Executive Officer of Yara.

The following changes to Yara's corporate management are implemented:

Terje Tollefsen joins the Yara Executive Management group as Chief Strategy & Business Development officer, effective 1 June. Tollefsen is currently Head of Strategy & Business Development, reporting to the Yara CEO.

Pierre Herben joins the Yara Executive Management group as Chief Technology Officer, effective 1 June. Herben is currently Chief Technology Officer, reporting to the Yara CEO.

Lene Trollnes joins the Yara Executive Management group as Chief HR, Corporate Communications and Branding Officer. Trollnes is currently EVP HR & Integration in Sapa AS, and will take up her new position effective latest 1 December.

"I am confident that the changes announced today will further strengthen our integrated business model and long-term profitable growth," said Holsether.

Photo of Terje Tollefsen: https://yaraurl.com/89y2 (Photo: Yara International)
Photo of Pierre Herben: https://yaraurl.com/o2m2 (Photo: Yara International)
Photo of Lene Trollnes: https://yaraurl.com/v6cn (Photo: Sapa Group)


Thor Giæver, Investor Relations
Telephone: (+47) 24 15 72 95
Mobile: (+47) 48 07 53 56
E-mail: thor.giaver@yara.com

Esben Tuman, Media Relations
Telephone: (+47) 24 15 70 26
Mobile: (+47) 90 50 84 00
E-mail: esben.tuman@yara.com

Kristin Nordal, Media Relations
Mobile: (+47) 90 01 55 50
E-mail: kristin.nordal@yara.com

About Yara
Yara's knowledge, products and solutions grow farmers', distributors' and industrial customers' businesses profitably and responsibly, while protecting the earth's resources, food and environment.

Our fertilizers, crop nutrition programs and technologies increase yields, improve product quality and reduce the environmental impact of agricultural practices. Our industrial and environmental solutions improve air quality by reducing emissions from industry and transportation, and serve as key ingredients in the production of a wide range of goods. We foster a culture that promotes the safety of our employees, contractors and societies.

Founded in 1905 to solve emerging famine in Europe, today, Yara has a worldwide presence, with close to 13,000 employees and sales to more than 150 countries.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.

The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.

Source: Yara International ASA via GlobeNewswire