Swiss national born in 1960, Urs Bleisch has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2014 and is responsible for Growth & Performance. 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.
In 2012 he was appointed CEO of Holcim Group Services Ltd and of Holcim Technology Ltd. Since July 2015, Urs Bleisch has led the global functions of Cement Industrial Performance, Project Management & Engineering, Logistics, Procurement, Waste Management/Geocycle, Aggregates and Performance Navigation. In January 2018 he took on additional responsibility for the commercial area, development of innovative products and services as well as the capabilities to bring these solutions to customers around the world.