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Ecocem appoints Executive Director for Strategy, Technology and New Business

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Ecocem, a provider of low carbon solutions for the cement and construction industries, has announced the appointment of Olivier Guise. As Executive Director, he will lead Strategy, Technology and New Business.

Olivier brings over 17 years of experience in the construction materials industry, having been General Manager of Cement and ExCo at LafargeHolcim France until 2021. Prior to this, Olivier held various roles at LafargeHolcim across both its French and Algerian markets, including General Manager of the Aggregates Business in the South of France, Innovation and Route to Market Director and Cement Capacity Development Director.

This newly created role will see Olivier integrated into the Ecocem Executive Team to develop and operate the company’s ambitious strategy and to accelerate progress in bringing its breakthrough low carbon technology to the global cement and concrete market.

This appointment follows a series of senior appointments last year, including the appointment of Pat Cox as Chair, Paul Roos as Ecocem Benelux Managing Director and Joris Schoon as Benelux Technical Developer.

Olivier Guise, Executive Director, Strategy, Technology and New Business, Ecocem, said: “Having witnessed the growth of Ecocem, it is an exciting time to be joining the business and helping to shape and achieve its strategy. It has long been my mission to support the sustainable, long-term growth of our sector and believe Ecocem is the company that has the power to really make this happen.”

Donal O’Riain, CEO, Ecocem, said: “This is an exciting time for Ecocem. We continue to grow and evolve. Having Olivier on board with his extensive expertise and a closely aligned vision will provide valuable support and leadership in achieving our full potential across Europe and beyond.”

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