French national born in 1970, Géraldine Picaud became Chief Financial Officer for LafargeHolcim in January 2018. She holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from Reims Business School.
Géraldine Picaud joined the Group from CAC 40-listed ophthalmic optics company Essilor International, where she was Group CFO. Prior to that she was CFO of Volcafe Holdings, the Switzerland-based coffee business of ED&F Man. Géraldine initially joined ED&F Man in London in 2007 as Head of Corporate Finance in charge of M&A. This followed 13 years as CFO at international specialty chemicals group, Safic Alcan as Head of Business Analysis and then as CFO.
Géraldine Picaud started her career with audit firm Arthur Andersen.