Michel Andre has taken over as president of Cemex in the UK.
He was previously at Cemex France for 12 years, with the last seven as president. Before that he worked for Lafarge in the US and France and had five years with Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
His predecessor Jesús Gonzalez has joined the Cemex executive team in Monterrey, Mexico as executive vice president for sustainability and operations development.
Andre said: “I am looking forward to working with my new UK colleagues, with safety as my number one priority, in conjunction with growing the business and helping to build a Greater Britain.”