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“I am honored, and I very much look forward to leading Hydro into the next chapter, together with 35,000 competent and engaged colleagues around the world,” Aasheim said.

Hilde Merete Aasheim became President & CEO on May 8, 2019 – the 12th President & CEO since Hydro was founded in 1905.

Aasheim joined Hydro in October 2005 as Executive Vice President for Leadership and Culture (human resources, health, environment, safety and corporate social responsibility), and later served as Executive Vice President for the Aluminium Metal business area.

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