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Jan Jenisch


Jan Jenisch is Chief Executive Officer of LafargeHolcim, based in Switzerland.

He joined LafargeHolcim as CEO on 1 September 2017. He previously served as CEO of Sika for over five years. Sika develops and manufactures systems and products for the building materials and automotive sectors. Under his leadership, Sika expanded into new markets and set new standards of performance in sales and profitability.

Jan Jenisch joined Sika in 1996 and worked in various management functions and countries. He was appointed to the Management Board in 2004 as Head of the Industry Division and he served as President Asia Pacific from 2007 to 2012.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, USA, as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Fribourg.

He became a member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction in 2018. 

Last Updated: April 12, 2019
Zug, Switzerland
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