Czech Republic: LafargeHolcim has appointed Berthold Kren as the manager of its Central Europe region. He succeeds José Antonio Prima Fernandez.
Kren joined LafargeHolcim in 2005, managing alternative fuel projects, and later became a procurement manager in Austria in 2008. He became a sourcing director for fuels in 2010 and managed the company’s energy portfolio for gas, power, solid and liquid fuels in Europe, Middle East and Africa in 2016. In 2017 he took over Geocycle's activities in India and Asia. He is a graduate of the University of Leoben in Austria, where he obtained a master's degree in engineering and environmental management.