LafargeHolcim announced yesterday that Martin Kriegner, currently Area Manager Central Europe, will be appointed Head of India, effective 1 March 2016. He will report to Eric Olsen, Group CEO, and succeed Bernard Terver who has decided to retire.
Martin Kriegner joined LafargeHolcim in 1990 and has previously held several senior leadership positions in the group, including CFO and CEO of group operations in Austria as well as Head of Lafarge India and Regional President Cement for Asia. He graduated from Vienna University with a Doctorate in Law and obtained an MBA at the University of Economics in Vienna. Martin Kriegner is an Austrian national.
Bernard Terver joined the group in 1994 and became member of the Senior Management in 2012. He was responsible for Ambuja Cements and ACC in India since 2014 and was appointed Head of India at LafargeHolcim following the merger.
LafargeHolcim has a distribution network that extends across the entire country and continues to see opportunities to further build its business in India through the network of over 100,000 dealers and retailers.