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LafargeHolcim appoints new Group Head of R&D

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LafargeHolcim has appointed Heike Faulhammer as Group Head of Research & Development, effective 1 July 2017.

Heike Faulhammer has joined the company from Arkema, one of France’s leading chemical producer’s, having spent 20 years in research, production, product innovation-related functions and sustainable development. In particular, she served as Director at Arkema’s global R&D centre in Lacq, South-West France. Heike Faulhammer graduated from the University of Freiburg (Germany) and holds a PhD in Chemistry.

As head of R&D, she will be based at the global R&D centre near Lyon, France. The centre has 200 engineers and technicians, and creates innovative solutions to address the needs of the construction industry.

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