That a woman is going to rule in one of the cement companies with the greatest presence in Spain, LafargeHolcimis in itself news in a business traditionally run by men. The company has entrusted the general management in Spain to Carmen Diazuntil now responsible for the commercial area, taking over from isidore miranda. The new leader of LafargeHolcim Spain will report to Miljan Gutovićhead of the EMEA region of the Holcim group, while Miranda will remain in the group as senior adviser and will continue to be president of the Cembureau (European Cement Association).
Díaz joined LafargeHolcim in 2002 as area manager for the concrete business in Spain. She also has experience in France or the United Kingdom, where she has headed projects for the company. Chemical Engineer from the University of Oviedo and PDG (General Management Program) from IESE, the director has also held the position of vice president of the Commercial Performance area for 30 countries; she has been responsible for the Ready-mix Commercial and the ReadySet Mix Digital Venture.
The general director of the cement company has highlighted that this is “a key moment for the company in order to be able to advance on our roadmap towards decarbonisation”. LafargeHolcim Spain, a subsidiary of the Holcim group, has five factories in the country, with an installed capacity of seven million tons of cement per year. with a team of 700 people, the company also has 19 concrete plants, one mortar plant, a waste co-processing facility, four cargo terminals, two distribution centers and three R&D laboratories. It is one of the main players in this industrial sector along with Cementos Portland, Cemex or Molins.