Lafarge has appointed Ujjwal Batria as the India CEO effective from 22 June 2015. He will take over the responsibility from Martin Kriegner, earlier the country CEO of Lafarge India who has been appointed future Area Manager Central Europe of LafargeHolcim.
Batria has been with Lafarge for the past 16 years. He joined Lafarge in 1999 and since and has held different positions across functions. Prior to his appointment as the Country CEO, Lafarge India, he was the Managing Director of Lafarge India Private Limited and was managing the cement business of the company.
Batria brings with him rich and diverse experience in the construction material industry.