19 May 2022

Svein Tore Holsether

Svein Tore Holsether

Svein Tore Holsether is President and Chief Executive Officer of Yara International since 2015. 

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 member of the Executive Committee, Chair of the Food & Nature program for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), member of the steering committee of IMAGINE Food Collective, a nature champion and member of the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders at the World Economic Forum (WEF). He was a Commissioner of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC), and also serves as Chair of the International Fertilizer Association (IFA). In 2021, he was elected President of NHO, the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise. 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.