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Simon Wiedemann

Simon Wiedemann, Head of Building & Affordable Housing, LafargeHolcim, Switzerland.
Simon Wiedemann, Head of Building & Affordable Housing, LafargeHolcim, Switzerland.

About

Simon Wiedemann is Head of Building & Affordable Housing at LafargeHolcim.

He holds a Master of Civil Engineering and a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich).

Simon Wiedemann began his career in 1991 as a Civil Engineer at Suter+Suter in Zurich. In 1995 he moved to Karl Steiner Zurich as construction project manager for turnkey projects and became Area Manager.

He joined Holcim Group Support as Project Head for Product Portfolio Management (2002), as Head of Price Management (2006) and became Head of Customer & Market Solutions. In 2013 he took the role as Regional Head of Customer Excellence, ASEAN/South Asia at Holcim Group Services and in 2014 Regional Head of Customer Excellence, South Asia.

He was appointed Head of Building & Affordable Housing segment at LafargeHolcim in 2015. He is also responsible for the establishment of the LH Accelerator together with corporate partners for ten selected start-ups in the construction industry; and also for the collaboration with Carbon XPRIZE contestants who are challenged to make valuable products out of CO2.

Last Updated: June 21, 2018
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Zurich, Switzerland
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