HEIDELBERGCEMENT AG

HeidelbergCement announces major changes in the Managing Board

In line with HeidelbergCement’s “Beyond 2020” strategic targets, the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement has decided to establish two new positions on the Managing Board in order to further drive the company’s major transformation in sustainability and digitalisation. Both changes reflect the company’s ambition to be the industry leader on the road to carbon neutrality and become the first industrial technology group in the building materials industry.

Dr Nicola Kimm (51) will take over the newly established Managing Board position as Chief Sustainability Officer of HeidelbergCement, responsible for Environment Social Governance, Global Research & Development, and New Technologies. She is a renowned sustainability expert, currently serving as Executive Committee Member and Chief Sustainability Officer with Signify, the Philips lighting business carve out. As a trained ecologist and chemical engineer and with a PhD in business engineering, she has gained almost 25 years of international professional experience. Dr Kimm held sustainability roles with BASF, Corbion/CSM and Philips and worked in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Dennis Lentz (39) will take over the newly established Managing Board position as Chief Digital Officer of HeidelbergCement. He will be responsible for the company’s digital transformation. Since 2010, he held management positions as Head of Group Energy Puchasing, Director Logistics and Group CIO at HeidelbergCement. Before joining the company, he worked as a management consultant in the building materials and mining industry with a strong focus on process optimisation.

René Aldach (42) will take over the role of Chief Financial Officer at HeidelbergCement from Dr Lorenz Näger who will retire at the end of August 2021. René Aldach currently works as Director Group Reporting, Controlling & Consolidation for HeidelbergCement. He joined the company in 2004, proving his management excellence in numerous international roles in Germany, Africa, and Australia, including CFO of Hanson Australia, since then. As member of the Managing Board he will be in charge of Finance, Accounting, Controlling, Taxes, Treasury, Insurance & Risk Management, Data Governance, Shared Service Center, and Purchasing.

All changes will become effective as of 1 September 2021.

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