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LafargeHolcim appoints Caroline Luscombe as head of HR

Staff writer | Paris, France | May 25, 2016
LafargeHolcimMay 25, 2016, Paris, France - LafargeHolcim announced the appointment of Caroline Luscombe as the head of organization and human resources and member of the executive committee from July 1, 2016.
Ms. Luscombe joins LafargeHolcim from Syngenta where she has been Head of Human Resources since January 2010 and a member of the Executive Committee since 2012.

Prior to joining Syngenta, Ms. Luscombe held senior HR roles in the financial and healthcare businesses of the GE Group, and in the speciality chemical company, Laporte plc.

LafargeHolcim also appointed Jean-Jacques Gauthier as country CEO of Algeria from September 1, 2016.

Mr. Gauthier has been a Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim Ltd since July 10, 2015 and is responsible for Integration, Organization & Human Resources.

Mr. Gauthier began his career with Ernst & Young in 1983. In 1986 he joined the Finance department of the Matra group. From 1988 to 1991, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Matra Datavision in the United States, and in 1988, he joined the General Management of Lagardère Group as Director of Audit of the Matra and Hachette groups.

In 1993, Mr. Gauthier became the Chief Financial Officer of Matra Espace, and in 1996, Deputy General Manager and Chief Financial Officer of the Franco-British company Matra Marconi Space.

When Astrium was created in 2000 through the merger of the space activities of the Matra, GEC, and Deutsche Aerospace groups, he became Deputy General Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

In 2001 Mr. Gauthier was appointed Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice-President and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Lafarge Group. He graduated in law and economics.