Lafarge Canada Inc. announced the appointment of David Redfern as chief executive officer of its Eastern Canada operations. With 25-plus years in construction materials, he succeeds Bruno Roux and transitions from the role of product line general manager for Western Canada Aggregates and the Greater Vancouver area.
“David’s success in our Vancouver market has been focused on commercial growth and operational excellence,” said René Thibault, LafargeHolcim Group executive committee member and region head, North America. “Having started his career in logistics and sales roles, I am confident he will bring strong leadership to the organization, and drive strong growth and results in our Eastern Canada business.”
Redfern joined LafargeHolcim in 1999 and has held numerous roles of increasing responsibility throughout Canada and France. He received his Bachelor of Political Science degree from Queen’s University, and also holds certificates of achievement from Duke University, INSEAD and the University of Toronto.