Bernd Eitel is former Head of Group Communications at LafargeHolcim.
He has a background in communications, having worked for global companies such as Siemens and General Electric, where he led corporate communications and governmental affairs teams in Europe and in Asia, including for five years in China.
He began his career as a journalist with news agency DPA, and spent several years as a journalist for leading German business publication Wirtschaftswoche.
Bernd Eitel holds a Masters of Arts in Communications and Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amhurst; and a Masters in Communications, Political Science and History from the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany.
He was Head of Group Communications at LafargeHolcim from April 2018 until April 2020.
He attended the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum on “Re-materializing Construction” held at The American University in Cairo in April 2019.