Region Head Asia, Middle East & Africa

Martin Kriegner was appointed the Region Head for Asia, Middle East & Africa in November 2022 and has been a member of Holcim’s Group Executive Committee since August 2016.



Martin joined the Group in 1990 and has held various senior leadership roles within Europe and Asia. He moved to India in 2002 as CEO of Lafarge operations and later served as Regional President Cement for Asia, based in Kuala Lumpur. In 2012, he was appointed CEO of Lafarge India for Cement, RMX and Aggregates. In July 2015 he became the company’s Area Manager Central Europe. He was appointed Head of Asia Pacific at Holcim in August 2016.

Martin is a graduate of Vienna University and holds a Doctorate in Law. He also obtained an MBA at the University of Economics in Vienna. Martin is an Austrian national and was born in 1961.


Meet the Holcim executive committee

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