Press and media
Media release on first quarter 2013
• Increased net income and cash flow from operating activities
• Higher operating EBITDA in Europe and Latin America
• First quarter results in India were impacted by negative market environment
• The Holcim Leadership Journey and the sale of a stake in Australia strengthened financial results
• Reduction of net financial debt over the past twelve months, higher ROIC before tax
Annual General Meeting Holcim Ltd
The 1,251 shareholders attending voted in favor of all motions with large majorities. The proposed payout from capital contribution reserves of CHF 1.15 per registered share and the remuneration report (advisory vote) were among the main motions approved. Newly elected to the Board of Directors were Hanne Birgitte Breinbjerg Sørensen and Anne Wade.
Holcim and HeidelbergCement intend joint control of Cement Australia
Holcim and HeidelbergCement intend to balance their respective interests in Cement Australia and to operate the company as a joint venture. Holcim plans to sell 25 percent of the share capital of Cement Australia to HeidelbergCement. After signing the contract, the two construction materials Group...
Board of Directors of Holcim Ltd
Hanne Birgitte Breinbjerg Sørensen and Anne Wade to be proposed for election and Beat Hess for re-election to the Board of Directors of Holcim Ltd. Wolfgang Reitzle to take over as Chairman in 2014; to ensure continuity, Rolf Soiron is prepared to continue his mandate for another year.
Media release on Annual Results 2012
In 2012, Holcim increased consolidated net sales, operating EBITDA and net income despite the difficult economic environment in Europe and restructuring costs. The Holcim Leadership Journey, which is well under way across the whole Group, also supported operating performance. The Board of Directors proposes a higher payout of CHF 1.15 per registered share. In 2013, Holcim expects increasing sales volumes and significant growth in operating EBITDA and operating profit.