Roland Köhler is Chairman of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
He had a successful career within LafargeHolcim spanning more than 30 years and was Member of the Executive Committee from 2010 until 2018.
Roland Köhler studied business administration at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and joined Swiss building materials group Hunziker in 1988 as Head of Finance & Administration. He transferred to Holcim Group Support as a management consultant in 1994. From 1995 to 1998, he was Head of Corporate Controlling and from 1999 to end 2001 Head of Business Risk Management. He headed Corporate Strategy & Risk Management from 2002. He was appointed to the Executive Committee in March 2010.
After the merger of Lafarge and Holcim in July 2015, he was confirmed as member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim with responsibility for Europe. Roland Köhler retired in 2018, but continues to represent the Group as a non-executive director in local subsidiaries of the company. In 2018 he was elected as Chairman of the Board of Noser Group, one of the leading providers of ICT solutions and support in Switzerland.
Roland Köhler joined the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation in 2015. He was a member of the Global Holcim Awards Innovation prize jury in 2012, and an observer of the Global LafargeHolcim Awards jury in 2018. Roland Köhler was appointed Chairman of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction effective April 1, 2018.