François Petry, General Director of Holcim Romania, appointed CEO Agreggates Industries, the subsidiary of LafargeHolcim in United Kingdom

13.11.2015
 

Bucharest, November 12th, 2015 – François Petry, currently CEO of Holcim Romania, will be CEO Aggregates Industries - the subsidiary of LafargeHolcim in the United Kingdom - starting December 1st, 2015.

For the last two years, François, French, 48, led the Romanian subsidiary of Holcim in an historical moment that led to the creation of the world leader in the building materials industry – LafargeHolcim.  François guided Holcim Romania in its integration and transition period, which offered both challenges and great opportunities.

„Over the last two years I had the privilege to work together with a great team of dedicated people, true professionals that have a high level of energy and commitment. I am honored to have been the leader of this wonderful team and I want to thank them for all the achievements we have had together. Holcim Romania is a company that creates a positive impact for its customers, its employees, its stakeholders and society, making continuous efforts to raise the standards higher and higher. With this approach, I’m most confident that Holcim Romania will continue on its successful path.” said François Petry, General Director Holcim Romania.

François Petry joined Holcim Romania as a CEO in February 2014, after being General Manager Aggregates at Holcim France since 2008. Before that, he worked in a road building and construction business for nine years and then for eight years as General Manager in the waste industry. On May 14th 2015, François was elected member of the Managing Board of the Foreign Investors’ Council – FIC and holds also the position of Chairman of the Romanian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (CCE-R) since October 2014.
François has a degree in Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Arts et Metiers, ParisTech, as well as an executive MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris (HEC).

The new General Director of Holcim Romania will be announced in due time.

For the last two years, François, French, 48, led the Romanian subsidiary of Holcim in an historical moment that led to the creation of the world leader in the building materials industry – LafargeHolcim.  François guided Holcim Romania in its integration and transition period, which offered both challenges and great opportunities.

„Over the last two years I had the privilege to work together with a great team of dedicated people, true professionals that have a high level of energy and commitment. I am honored to have been the leader of this wonderful team and I want to thank them for all the achievements we have had together. Holcim Romania is a company that creates a positive impact for its customers, its employees, its stakeholders and society, making continuous efforts to raise the standards higher and higher. With this approach, I’m most confident that Holcim Romania will continue on its successful path.” said François Petry, General Director Holcim Romania.

François Petry joined Holcim Romania as a CEO in February 2014, after being General Manager Aggregates at Holcim France since 2008. Before that, he worked in a road building and construction business for nine years and then for eight years as General Manager in the waste industry. On May 14th 2015, François was elected member of the Managing Board of the Foreign Investors’ Council – FIC and holds also the position of Chairman of the Romanian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (CCE-R) since October 2014.
François has a degree in Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Arts et Metiers, ParisTech, as well as an executive MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris (HEC).

The new General Director of Holcim Romania will be announced in due time.

About Holcim Romania

Holcim (Romania) S.A. owns 2 cement plants in Campulung and Alesd, one grinding station and a cement terminal in Turda, 14 environment-friendly ready-mixed concrete plants, 3 aggregates plants, 2 special binders plants and one cement terminal in Bucharest. Holcim (Romania) S.A. employs around 800 people. For additional information, please visit the company’s website at www.holcim.ro and on the official Facebook page: facebook.com/holcimromania

Holcim Romania is a member of LafargeHolcim group, which was born following the merger between equals between Lafarge and Holcim in 2015. With over 180 years of combined experience, the Group resulting from the merger aims at entering a new era of leading technologies and innovations in the building materials industry, in order to cope with the challenges of the 21st century.