LH appoints Caroline Hempstead as Head of Comms, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development

 LH appoints Caroline Hempstead as Head of Comms, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development
Published: 08 December 2015


Caroline Hempstead has been appointed as Head of Communication, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development of LafargeHolcim effective 1 December 2015, reporting to CEO Eric Olsen.

Since 2007, Caroline has been responsible for the global Corporate Affairs team at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, where she also chaired the Sustainability Council.

Prior to joining AstraZeneca, Caroline spent 10 years in the oil industry at Royal Dutch Shell managing the reputation of Shell's global downstream businesses in over 100 countries. She has also held corporate affairs roles at Inchcape, the London Stock Exchange and Harrods.

Caroline is a British national and has a degree in French Studies from Manchester University.