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Jon Ola Ystgaard to become new plant manager at Hydro Husnes

Jon Ola Ystgaard (48), who until recently worked as General Manager of Aludyne Norge AS in Farsund, has been appointed Plant Manager at Hydro’s alumnium plant in Husnes. In his new role he will report to Head of Primary Production in Hydro Aluminum Metal, Ola Sæter.

Restart-team working on resuming production at the Hydro Husnes B-line

Jon Ola started at Elkem Aluminum Mosjøen in 2000 and worked as an electrolysis process engineer before moving to Oslo to work on projects in Elkem Aluminium.

Jon Ola Ystgaard, new Plant Manager at Husnes
Jon Ola Ystgaard, new Plant Manager

In 2006, Ystgaard took over the position as Technical Manager at Elkem Aluminum Lista before becoming Electrolysis Manager at the plant in 2007. Since 2014, Jon Ola has been the General Manager of Aludyne Norge AS, an aluminum car parts manufacturer based in Farsund.

Ystgaard graduated as a metallurgist from NTNU in 1999.

As previously announced, former Plant Manager, Johan Berg, has taken on a new position in Qatalum, Qatar. Hans Petter Lange has been acting Plant Manager at Hydro Husnes since 1 July.

Ystgaard will start in his new position on October 11.



Kristin Karlstad

Head of Communication & Public Affairs, Hydro Aluminium Metal

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