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New CEO for Aalborg Portland

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Aalborg Portland Holding, part of the Cementir Group, has appointed Piero Corpina as Head of the Nordic & Baltic region and CEO of Aalborg Portland A/S and Unicon A/S. He joined the company on 2 January 2017.

The Nordic & Baltic region encompasses Aalborg Portland A/S, Unicon A/S and a number of subsidiaries in Poland, Russia, Iceland, UK, France and the US.

Piero Corpina has 20 years of experience in the industry with LafargeHolcim, where he covered Senior Line, Staff and Project Roles with increasing responsibility in ordinary business and change contexts.

Most recently, he acted as General Manager of Holcim Divested Business Europe & North America, in context of the Global LafargeHolcim merger and as Delegate of the Competition Authorities. Beyond operational responsibility for the business, he steered its carve-out from Holcim and integration planning with the buyer. Since 1996, Piero had gained a broad range of professional experience in the Americas, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Oceania. In 2011, he was nominated CEO of Holcim Italy, that he repositioned commercially and operationally. Prior to that and as Head of Group Strategy & Planning, he managed the Group’s global planning & risk processes, while leading selected Group initiatives and M&A projects.

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