Mr. Baumgartner joined Sibelco on 1 July 2022 as EVP Operations Europe & APAC/ Chief Industrial Officer, and is a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Baumgartner comes from Holcim where he has accumulated more than twenty-four years of experience in the manufacturing and building materials industry. Mr. Baumgartner has a track record of delivering results in different settings through process redesign, contract negotiation, cultural change and organisational reengineering on a national and international level.
Mr. Baumgartner holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Applied Science, Rapperswil, Switzerland, and an MBA in strategic management from the University of Strathclyde Graduate Business School, Glasgow, Scotland. He speaks German, French, English, Spanish and Portuguese.