Swiss national born in 1960, Urs Bleisch has been a Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim Ltd (then “Holcim Ltd”) since September 30, 2014 and is responsible for Performance & Cost. He holds a Master’s in Business and Economics from the University of Basel.
Urs Bleisch joined Holcim in 1994 as Head IT of Holcim Switzerland. From 2000 onward, he assumed Group-wide responsibility for Information Technology and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the global IT strategy of the Holcim Group. Since 2011, he has managed the Information and Knowledge Management function at Holcim Group Support Ltd.
As of September 1, 2012 he was appointed CEO of Holcim Group Services Ltd and of Holcim Technology Ltd. He lead the global functions Customer Excellence (Marketing & Commercial), Aggregates & Construction Materials, Logistics, Cement Manufacturing, CAPEX Projects, Sustainable Development, Alternative Fuels and Resources, Innovation (including Knowledge Management), and the Program Management Office (PMO) for the Holcim Leadership Journey.