Holcim (US) announced that its president and chief executive officer, Bernard Terver, will join the Holcim Ltd Executive Committee. Holcim Ltd is the international parent company of Holcim (US).
As part of the “Holcim Leadership Journey,” an initiative that streamlines and strengthens operations, Terver will also assume responsibility for the new Group region of North America (Holcim (US), Holcim Canada, Aggregate Industries US) and the United Kingdom (Aggregate Industries UK).
Filiberto Ruiz will serve as deputy chief executive officer of Holcim (US) (HUS) and Aggregate Industries US (AIUS). Prior to his promotion, Ruiz was senior vice president, sales and marketing for HUS.
“I’m confident that these management changes will reinforce our commitment to customer excellence and to the development of our employees as they become the next generation of leaders,” said Terver,. “Filiberto’s experience makes him an excellent choice for this new role and I’m looking forward to collaborating as the company advances.”
“I am honored to have been appointed to lead US operations,” said Ruiz. “HUS and AIUS are solid organizations and I look forward to continuing to build on the work that has taken place under Bernard’s leadership.”
Terver has been president and chief executive officer of HUS since October 2008 and AIUS since 2010. In the same year, he also became area manager. Terver joined Holcim in 1994 when his then employer CEDEST was acquired by Holcim France. In 1999, he became chief executive officer of Holcim Colombia and in 2003 was appointed area manager for the Andes nations, Central America and the Caribbean. Bernard studied at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.