Mr. Jean-Christophe Barbant (French) was appointed to the Board on the 27th of May 2009 and was elected Vice Chairman on the 27th September 2012.
He is a graduate of Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris/France and School for Sciences and Engineering. He joined Lafarge Gypsum in 1995 as a Director for strategic development projects.
He was appointed Senior Vice President North and Central Europe between 1996 and 2000 following which he proceeded to the Lafarge Group, France as Director for Corporate E-business between 2000 and 2003.
He was the CEO of Lafarge Roofing/Monier and member of the Lafarge Group Executive Committee till February 2007. He is now the Senior Vice President, Performance Management with the Lafarge Group.