LafargeHolcim announced the appointment of Jamie M. Gentoso as chief executive officer of U.S. Cement operations. Gentoso, a professional engineer, brings significant experience in the construction materials industry to help lead the organization through the next phase of growth. She succeeds John Stull, who was recently appointed CEO of Holcim Philippines.
“Jamie has a proven track record in this industry, and her deep-seated expertise and strong focus on the customer will be valued contributions to LafargeHolcim in the U.S.,” said René Thibault, LafargeHolcim Group executive committee member and region head, North America. “Having started her career at Holcim [as a technical service engineer], we know she will bring strong leadership to the organization, and drive continued growth and success across the Cement business.”
Gentoso joins LafargeHolcim from New Jersey-based Construction Specialties, an architectural building products manufacturer, where she held the position of vice president of sales and marketing. Prior to her role at Construction Specialties, she served as senior vice president of concrete at Sika Corp.