Chief Financial Officer
Géraldine Picaud, French national, 1970, was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Holcim (then LafargeHolcim) in January 2018. Géraldine joined the Group from Essilor International, a CAC 40-listed ophthalmic optics company, where she was Group CFO. Prior to that she was CFO of Volcafe Holdings, the Switzerland-based coffee business of ED&F Man.
Géraldine initially joined ED&F Man in London in 2007 as Head of Corporate Finance in charge of M&A. This followed thirteen years at international specialty chemicals group Safic Alcan, first as Head of Business Analysis and then as CFO. She started her career with audit firm Arthur Andersen. She is also a non-executive Director of the stock-listed Infineon Technologies AG.
Géraldine graduated from the Superior School of Commerce of Reims and holds an MBA.