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Posted by March 10, 2020

Yara Appoints Askeland as New CSO

Aleksander Askeland (Photo: Yara Marine)

Aleksander Askeland (Photo: Yara Marine)

Yara Marine Technologies has appointed Aleksander Askeland as Chief Sales Officer, effective March 1st. 

Askeland has worked for the broader Yara group since 2016, starting in the Industrial segment for the Environmental Solutions business unit, then managing the Animal Nutrition Business unit (350 MEUR revenue). He has also worked on strategic projects in Supply Chain and Strategy & Business Development.

Prior to joining Yara, Askeland worked four years as Director for Sales & Business Development for the Store Norske mining company in Svalbard. He has also worked for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consultancy. Askeland holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts from Oxford University.

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