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Meet the Leader

Speak last, lean on your team, and one CEO's other top lessons learned

Norsk Hydro was founded nearly 120 years ago to tackle global famine. Today it’s retooled to take on a bigger challenge: climate change. The company focuses on low- and no-carbon aluminium, a material that will be key in electric vehicles, construction and comprises 2% of emissions. CEO Hilde Merete Aasheim shares the unique technologies and partnerships that are helping to drive a green energy transition. She also takes us through her unique path to the top job, one that has spanned a range of roles, from plant manager to auditor to HR leader. She shares how seemingly unrelated roles can help you better understand yourself and how you can contribute as a leader.

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Hosted by:
Linda Lacina

Digital Editor, World Economic Forum


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