LafargeHolcim announces the appointment of Alessandra Girolami as the Group’s new Head of Investor Relations from September 1, 2016.
Alessandra Girolami, who will report to Group CFO Ron Wirahadiraksa, joins LafargeHolcim from the Carrefour Group, where she has been in Investor Relations since 2005 and Head of Financial Communications and Investor Relations since 2014. She began her career at ABN AMRO as a sell-side analyst.
Alessandra Girolami graduated from ESCP Europe with a major in finance and holds a postgraduate degree in Applied Economics from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris.
She replaces Michel Gerber who will pursue other opportunities outside the Group. LafargeHolcim thanks him for his valuable contributions to the success of the Group.
With a well-balanced presence in 90 countries and a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. The Group has 100,000 employees around the world and combined net sales of CHF 29.5 billion in 2015. LafargeHolcim is the industry benchmark in R&D and serves from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project with the widest range of value-adding products, innovative services and comprehensive building solutions. With a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.