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Svein Tore Holsether

Svein Tore Holsether

President & CEO - Yara International

Svein Tore Holsether (b. 1972) is President and Chief Executive Officer of Yara, a global crop nutrition leader with more than 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 for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). He also serves on the Executive Committee and Board of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) and International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI). Previously, Mr. Holsether has held a range of executive and senior position in large industrial companies, and he was a Commissioner of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC). Mr. Holsether has a BSc degree, specializing in Finance & Management, from the University of Utah, USA.