Alain Bourguignon has been seconded since October 2014 to the divestment committee for the proposed merger between Holcim and Lafarge as CEO for companies to be divested.
He joined Holcim in 1988 as Head of Controlling of Holcim France.
He then became CFO of Holcim France in 1996, CFO of Holcim France-Benelux in 1998 and General Managing Director of Holcim France-Benelux in 2001.
In 2007 he joined Holcim Spain as COO and was later appointed CEO.
In 2010 he became CEO of Aggregate Industries Europe and in 2014 Area Manager North America & UK.
Born in 1959, Alain Bourguignon is a French national. He holds a degree in economics and finance from the University of Lille, France, and is a certified public accountant.