Xavier Saint-Martin-Tillet

Ivory Coast Country CEO, LafargeHolcim

A graduate of Centrale Paris, Xavier Saint-Martin-Tillet began his career as a research engineer. He joined Lafarge Cements France in 1996. In 2007 he was in charge of operations of the Venezuelan subsidiary, and two years later was appointed deputy chief executive officer of the group’s Algerian industrial activities. Since 2014, Mr Saint-Martin-Tillet held the position of fuel procurement director for the LafargeHolcim group, and in 2016 was made its country CEO in Ivory Coast. In the second half of last year, he was appointed president of Ivory’s Coast’s cement producers association (APCCI).