Aggregate Industries, part of the LafargeHolcim group, has appointed François Pétry as its chief executive officer, effective this month.
Pétry joins from his current role as chief executive of LafargeHolcim Romania. He has a strong background in quarrying and was general manager for aggregates in Holcim France since 2008 and prior to that, held senior roles in infrastructure, construction and waste industries in France.
Pétry said: “I’m proud to be joining a business with such a strong pedigree in the industry. There’s no doubt that Aggregate Industries is growing from strength to strength and, as part of the LafargeHolcim Group, we now have unrivalled access to industry experts across the globe.”