Yara Marine Technologies appoints new Chief Sales Officer

Source: press release, 10 March 2020

Chief Sales Officer for Yara Marine Technologies, Aleksander Askeland
Chief Sales Officer for Yara Marine Technologies, Aleksander Askeland (photo: Yara Marine Technologies)

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

“I am delighted to take on the challenge of leading the Sales & Marketing team in Yara Marine Technologies,” says Aleksander, “with our products we are delivering solutions for the future.” “Looking ahead, I am thrilled to look into our opportunities and way forward to become a broad provider of environmental technologies for the maritime industry.”

Prior to joining Yara, Aleksander 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. Aleksander holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts from Oxford University