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Magali Anderson will sit of the LafargeHolcim executive committee
Building materials group LafargeHolcim
has appointed Magali Anderson as its first chief sustainability officer.
The company says the move accelerates its efforts to be an industry leader on decarbonisation, circular economy, health and safety and corporate social responsibility.
Anderson takes up the position, which is part of the executive committee, effective from October 1.
LafargeHolcim CEO Jan Jenisch commented: "This will accelerate our vision of running our operations with zero harm to people and contributing to a built environment that will be carbon neutral, fully recyclable and with a positive environmental impact."
Anderson added: "We are uniquely positioned to be at the forefront of our industry and we must continue challenging ourselves to create value for all our stakeholders while helping the world build as sustainably and safely as possible."
Anderson a French national and a mechanical engineer, has extensive international industry experience, acquired in a variety of general management, operational and functional roles in countries such as Brazil, Nigeria, Indonesia, Angola, Romania and China. She joined LafargeHolcim in 2016 as head of health & safety and the group says she has since significantly improved its safety performance.