Chicago, IL, January 9, 2018 – Today, LafargeHolcim announced that Kristin Beck assumes the role of senior vice president of Supply Chain for the United States. Ms. Beck has more than 23 years of experience in global supply chain and transportation management.
Ms. Beck joins LafargeHolcim directly from Dow Chemical Company where she has served as the Director, North American Road Logistics since 2014. Prior to her position at Dow, she held roles of increasing responsibility, including Program Manager-Logistics at Insight Corporation and Senior Account Leader at Schneider Logistics.
Ms. Beck earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial science from Central Michigan University and is a certified Six-Sigma Green Belt. Additionally, she holds certifications as QS/ ISO Quality Manager and Internal and External Auditor from the European Quality Association, as well as Apollo Root Cause Analysis from Effective Problem Solving, LLC.
Ms. Beck is a member of the American Chemistry Council and TRANSCEAER®, a voluntary national outreach effort that focuses on assisting communities to prepare for and to respond to a possible hazardous materials transportation incident. She has served as conference speakers for organizations as well as Truckers Against Trafficking Industry, Dow Chemical Annual Core Carrier Conference and Dow Chemical Annual Safety Director Conference, among others.
LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company. It has four businesses: cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete as well as advanced solutions and products that include precast concrete, asphalt and mortar. With its broad portfolio LafargeHolcim solves the toughest challenges facing masons, builders, architects and engineers, bringing industry-leading innovations and services to customers challenged by urbanization, population growth and the demand for sustainability. Headquartered in Switzerland and with leading positions in all regions, LafargeHolcim employs approximately 80,000 employees in around 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.
In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people. Our customers rely on us to help them design and build better communities with innovative solutions that deliver structural integrity and eco-efficiency.
Kelly Brown, US Communications
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