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LafargeHolcim Appoints Essilor's Géraldine Picaud As CFO, Effective Feb. 1

Building materials and solutions company LafargeHolcim (HCMLY.PK,HCMLF.PK) announced Monday the appointment of Géraldine Picaud as Chief Financial Officer, and member of the Executive Committee, with effect from February 1, 2018.

Picaud succeeds the current CFO Ron Wirahadiraksa, who has decided to pursue opportunities outside the company. He will remain in his role and provide a smooth handover to Picaud in due course.

Picaud, a French national, joins the Group from ophthalmic optics company Essilor International, where she has been Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee since 2011.

Prior to joining Essilor, she spent four years working for the ED&F Man group in Winterthur, Switzerland, following 13 years as CFO at international specialty chemicals group, Safic Alcan.

Jan Jenisch, CEO of LafargeHolcim, said, "She is an agile and successful CFO who has worked in the UK, US, France and Switzerland. With a track record in delivering business results and restructuring within complex global business environments, she is the ideal person to join our executive team and drive the next phase of growth in the company."

by RTT Staff Writer

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