Lafarge India has announced that Jean-Carlos Angulo, Executive Vice President Lafarge Group, has replaced Uday Khanna as Non-Executive Chairman of Lafarge India. The announcement took place at Lafarge IndiaÂ´s quarterly Board meeting. The Board thanked Uday Khanna for his contribution to the development of Lafarge India. He will stay on with the company in an advisory role.
Angulo has spent most of his career in Lafarge; a company he joined in 1975 and in which he held various regional and international positions. He has a rich and diverse experience in the construction materials industry. Angulo is presently Executive Vice President, Lafarge Group, with a role as Advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge Group.
Angulo is a graduate of the Ecole des Mines de Nancy (France) and the European Institute for Business Administration. He began his career as a project engineer in the aerospace industry at SociÃ©tÃ© EuropÃ©enne de Propulsion SEP (1971 to 1974) in Bordeaux.
From 1990 to 1996 he was General Manager of LafargeÂ´s Brazil operations and Head of the Southern region of Latin America. In 1996 he was appointed as General Manager of Lafarge Ciments in France. From 2000 to 2007, he was President of the Cement business operations in Western Europe and Morocco.
From 2007 to August 2013, Angulo was Lafarge Group Executive Vice President and a member of the Executive Committee, first as Co-President of the Cement Division then as EVP Operations. Since September 2013 he has been advisor to Bruno Lafont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge.