Géraldine Picaud

Géraldine Picaud

Company: Holcim

Job title: CFO


Geraldine began her career in 1992 as a Senior Auditor at Arthur Andersen. From 1994 to 2007, Geraldine held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Safic Alcan SAS in Paris.

In 2007, Geraldine moved to London and took on the role of Head of Corporate Finance and M&A at ED&F Man. In 2008, she became the Chief Financial Officer of Volcafe Holdings Ltd, the coffee division of ED&F Man in Zurich. In 2011 Geraldine became the Group Chief Financial Officer and a Member of the Executive Committee at Essilor International in Paris.

Since 2018 she has held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer and a Member of the Executive Committee at Holcim Ltd, Zug, Switzerland.

Geraldine is currently member of the Board of Director of Holcim Group Services Ltd, Holcim Technology Ltd, Lafarge Maroc SA, Lafarge Holcim Maroc SAS, Lafarge Holcim Maroc Afrique SAS and Danone.

Previously Geraldine was on the boards of Douwe Egberts, Aéroports de Paris, Alstom, Huaxin Cement Co Ltd and on the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies.


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