Sources: LafargeHolcim Ltd., Zurich; CP staff
Jamie Gentoso has been named LafargeHolcim, US Cement chief executive officer, replacing John Stull, who recently shifted in the same capacity to the Holcim Philippines business. She arrives at the Chicago-based operator with a solid industry grasp, having started her career as Holcim (US) technical service engineer, then serving as Architectural and Engineering market manager with a focus on ASTM C150 and specialty cements, plus fly ash. Gentoso proceeded to Sika Corp., rising to vice president of Concrete ahead of her most recent position, vice president of Sales & Marketing, with New Jersey-based architectural building products manufacturer Construction Specialties.
Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.
The American Concrete Institute has formed ACI Committee 242, Alternative Cements, to develop and report information on the use of alternate cements in concrete. The new committee will work with ACI’s innovative task group focused on alternative cementitious materials, who recently authored the institute’s new ITG-10R: Practitioner’s Guide for Alternative Cements.
Sources: Sika AG, Baar, Switzerland; CP staff
The Swiss parent of Sika Corp. has settled a three-and-half-year legal dispute with glass and building materials giant Saint-Gobain of France through transactions involving founding family members’ shares, plus proposed board measures altering governance and share classes.