Ujjwal Batria was on 25 June 2015 appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of French cement maker Lafarge's India operations.
Batria succeeded Martin Kriegner, who will now be Area Manager-Central Europe of Lafarge Holcim, an entity to be formed by the proposed merger of the world's top two cement firms.
Prior to his appointment as the CEO of Lafarge India, Batria was the Managing Director of Lafarge India Private Limited and was managing the cement business of the company.
Ujjwal Batria has been working with Lafarge for the past 16 years. He joined Lafarge in 1999 and since then he has held different positions across functions. He brings with him rich and diverse experience in the construction material industry.
About Lafarge India
• As a top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, Lafarge contributes to the construction of cities around the world.
• Lafarge started operations in India in 1999. Today, it has an established presence across major cities and towns in India.
• The company offers comprehensive solutions for housing, road and railroads, infrastructure, and public/private buildings through its Cement, Aggregates and Ready Mix Concrete businesses.
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