Effective immediately, Christopher Ashworth has been appointed new President of FLSmidth Cement reporting to the Group CEO, Mikko Keto. This appointment follows the departure of the former President of FLSmidth Cement, Asger Lauritsen, in August 2023. During the interim period Group CFO, Roland M. Andersen, has in addition to his duties as Group CFO served as interim President of FLSmidth Cement.
Christopher brings a wealth of expertise from global industrial companies, having held various senior leadership positions. As a performance-driven leader with extensive experience in operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and portfolio transformation, he has a proven track record of executing transformative strategies for large industrial companies.
Christopher joins FLSmidth from Eurotherm, a Schneider-Electric company, where for the last nine years he has served as Vice President and Managing Director. During his tenure, he led the company through significant portfolio transformations and expansive restructuring efforts, resulting in strong top and bottom-line growth.