Géraldine Picaud

Chief Financial Officer

Géraldine Picaud was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Holcim in 2018 and is part of the Executive Committee.


Géraldine began her career with audit firm Arthur Andersen, before joining international specialty chemicals group Safic-Alcan in 1994 as Head of Business Analysis, then CFO.

Géraldine then joined ED&F Man in London in 2007 as Head of Corporate Finance in charge of mergers & acquisitions.

She went on to become CFO of Volcafe Holdings in Switzerland, followed by Group CFO of Essilor International, France, before being appointed to her current role as CFO of Holcim.

Géraldine Picaud graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Reims and holds an MBA. She is a French national and was born in 1970.  

Other activities and functions


  • Member of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of Danone SA, France
  • Member of the CFO Coalition for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Global Compact
  • Member of the CFO Network – World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
  • Member of the Committee Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France (CCEF)

Meet the Holcim executive committee

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Global Head, Solutions & Products Business Unit
Region Head Europe
Region Head Asia, Middle East & Africa
Region Head Latin America
Region Head North America
Chief Sustainability and Innovation Officer
Head Legal and Compliance