TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bruno Roux has been appointed
President and Chief Executive Officer for the Eastern Canada business
unit of Lafarge Canada Inc. In his new role, Mr. Roux will serve as
Lafarge's senior leader for all market areas and product lines in
Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic provinces. Mr. Roux will also join
the Board of Directors of Lafarge Canada Inc.
Mr. Roux's responsibilities include all operational, sales, marketing
and functional elements of the cement, aggregates and ready-mix
concrete product lines. He will lead these teams from the Eastern
Canada head office in Toronto.
"I am very excited for the opportunity to lead an extremely talented
team in Eastern Canada," said Mr. Roux. "I am looking forward to
working with our customers, architects, and other stakeholders in
achieving our ambition of building better cities."
This appointment will allow Lafarge to further leverage the talented
personnel and physical assets in Eastern Canada. While safely will
continue to be Lafarge's number one priority, Mr. Roux's appointment
will add a greater focus on markets and customers, which will allow
Lafarge to provide construction solutions to meet their needs using the
"One Lafarge" business model.
Mr. Roux most recently held the position of President and Chief
Executive Officer of Lafarge's operations in Poland. A native of
France, Mr. Roux is a graduate of l'École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts
et Métiers (ENSAM). He is married with five children and speaks
English, French, Romanian and basic Polish.
Mr. Roux's appointment is effective September 15, 2014, and he succeeds
Bob Cartmel. Mr. Cartmel will remain with the Lafarge Group, assisting
with the LafargeHolcim integration project.
ABOUT LAFARGE CANADA INC.
Lafarge Canada Inc. is Canada's largest provider of solutions to the
construction and development industry. With more than 6000 employees
across Canada, our mission is to provide construction solutions that
build better cities and communities. The cities where Canadians live,
work, and raise their families along with the infrastructure that
supports their communities such as roads, bridges, transportation
links, water, and waste management benefit from the solutions provided
Through our Sustainability Ambitions for 2020, Lafarge is committed to
providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and
improving the environment in and around its operations. At locations
across Canada, we have worked to reduce carbon dioxide emissions,
restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste
materials that can be recycled and used in our operations. More
information is available on Lafarge Canada's website: www.buildingbettercities.ca or www.lafarge-na.com
ABOUT THE LAFARGE GROUP
A world leader in building materials, Lafarge employs 64,000 people in
62 countries, and posted sales of €15.2 billion in 2013. As a
top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses,
it contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through
its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making
them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected.
With the world's leading building materials research facility, Lafarge
places innovation at the heart of its priorities in order to contribute
to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural
SOURCE: Lafarge Canada Inc.
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