New MD for Norsk Hydro UK

September 2, 2002, 01:00 CEST

Norsk Hydro has appointed Peter Fergusson as UK managing director following the retirement of John Speirs CBE.

Peter Fergusson has been the legal counsel with Norsk Hydro for four years. Prior to that he was a partner with London-based solicitors Norton Rose.

He will retain his legal role and will also take over the management responsibilities for the company's corporate activities. In the UK, Norsk Hydro has more than 20 subsidiaries with around 2,500 employees working in the aluminium, energy, petrochemical and fertilizer sectors.