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LafargeHolcim appoints new CEO of Aggregates and Construction Materials

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LafargeHolcim in the US has announced the appointment of Jay M. Moreau as CEO of US Aggregates and Construction Materials operations. Moreau brings significant experience in the construction materials industry, which it is hoped will ensure the growth and success of the business in the US.

Moreau joins LafargeHolcim from Martin Marietta, a supplier of building materials. At this company, he held positions of increasing responsibility, including the roles of regional vice president and general manager, division president, and most recently senior vice president of operations services.

Moreau holds a bachelor of science degree in business/pre-law from Juniata College. He also holds certificates of achievement from the Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Virginia-Darden School of Management. Moreau has also participated in numerous industry organisations and intends to continue his involvement.

Moreau is to succeed Guy Edwards, who was recently appointed CEO of Aggregate Industries in the UK.

“Jay has a proven track record in this industry and his expertise and strong focus on commercial growth and operational excellence will be valued contributions to LafargeHolcim in the US,” said René Thibault, Group Executive Committee Member and Region Head of LafargeHolcim North America. “Having started his career in commercial roles, we know he will bring strong leadership to the organisation and drive continued growth across our US business.”

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