Simon Wiedemann

Head of Solutions and Products, Holcim

Role: Investigator

Site: CDL-Paris

Stream: Climate

Simon Wiedemann, Swiss citizen, 1966, Head Solutions and Products at Holcim, responsible for product, business development and the market launch of innovative and sustainable construction solutions.

Simon Wiedemann began his career as a civil engineer before taking on P&L responsibility for the development, planning and execution of turnkey projects as a construction project manager.

He moved into the field of sustainable construction by implementing global initiatives at Holcim that reduced the carbon footprint of the global cement and concrete portfolio. He developed and implemented initiatives to improve the commercial performance of country organizations in terms of price, customer value and sales management. Simon is responsible for the Holcim Accelerator start-up program and is on the board of start-ups driving innovative and sustainable construction solutions.

Simon holds a PhD in civil engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.