Group Head of Research & Development, Innovation and Intellectual Property at the Holcim Innovation Center.
Edelio Bermejo is Group Head of Research & Development, Innovation and Intellectual Property at the Holcim Innovation Center, France and was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Latin America in 2020.
Last updated: July 15, 2021 Lyon, France
Edelio Bermejo's primary responsibility is to accelerate the time to market of existing R&D projects, strengthen the new product pipeline and foster a more visible innovation culture and external partnerships around new ideas and business models such as reducing the CO2 footprint of the construction industry.
He has held roles within Holcim in management, research and development, product management, and trading as Head Offer Range Management (2016-), VP Marketing (2013-15), Business Unit Manager (2008-15), Trading Strategy Director (2007-08), and R&D Director, Cement Division (2002-07).
He studied Materials Science at the Polytech Paris UPMC (1991), now Polytech Sorbonne, and holds a PhD in Materials Science from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (1995).