- Published: Thursday, 22 September 2011 14:35
- Written by Cement Americas News
Source: Holcim Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland
Holcim's long-serving Chief Executive Markus Akermann, who has been working for the company since 1978 and has been CEO since 2002, announced he would retire in early 2012, and while his retirement came as no surpirse, the choice for his replacement was to many in the industry. The company named French stainless steel producer Aperam head Bernard Fontana as its new CEO.