Holcim has announced Bernard Fontana will step down from his position as CEO of Holcim Ltd with the completion of the merger with Lafarge.
Bernard Fontana said: "It has been a pleasure and honor to work with remarkable and passionate people throughout the past years at Holcim. I wish the new company LafargeHolcim and the entire team all the very best for the future."
Holcim and Lafarge had earlier announced the leadership of LafargeHolcim with Wolfgang Reitzle as statutory Chairman of the Board of Directors and Eric Olsen as CEO.
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As part of their proposed merger, Lafarge and Holcim have entered exclusive negotiations with CRH regarding the sale of several assets, including operations in Europe, Canada, Brazil and the Philippines.