Heike Faulhammer (50) has been appointed group head of research and development LafargeHolcim.
Faulhammer, who takes up her post at LafargeHolcim next month, was previously at Arkema, a French chemicals producer, where she has spent 20 years in research, production, product innovation-related functions and sustainable development.
She acted as a director at Arkema’s global research and development center in Lacq, France.
Heike Faulhammer graduated from the University of Freiburg (Germany) and holds a PhD in chemistry.
As head of research and development, Faulhammer will be based at the research and development center near Lyon, France where she heads a team of 200 engineers and technicians from more than 20 countries.