The Board of Directors of Holcim Ltd to propose the appointment
of Ernst & Young AG as statutory and Group auditors for the year
2002 for shareholder approval.
The recent turmoil surrounding Arthur Andersen in the US forced the auditing firm to undergo a worldwide re-structuring program. After thorough examination the Board of Directors of Holcim Ltd will be proposing the appointment of Ernst & Young AG as statutory and Group auditors to the General Meeting of May 24, 2002 for approval.
With majority and minority interests in over 70 countries on all continents, Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement, as well as aggregates (gravel and sand), concrete and construction-related services.
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