Holcim Philippines announced Thursday that its board has appointed Sapna Sood as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective 1 November 2016. Ms Sood previously acted as Group Head of Health and Safety at LafargeHolcim and held the position of Head of Helium in the Asia-Pacific region for Linde Group.
The appointment comes as part of the preparations for CEO Eduardo Sahagun’s retirement on 19 April 2017. Mr Sahagun will relinquish his duties as CEO in November, but remain acting President until his retirement next year. A new CEO is yet to be named, but it is reported Mr Sahagun will remain on the company’s board after his retirement.