Head of Strategy Europe, Holcim
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Experts from all continents at the inaugural Holcim Roundtable (l-r, front): John Ochsendor f (USA), Marc Angélil (Switzerland), Shrashtant Patara (India), Guillaume Habert (France/Switzerland), Annette Aumann (Switzerland), Xuemei Bai (Australia), Anna Heringer (Austria), John Fernandez (USA) and (l-r, back): Jens Diebold (Switzerland), Michael Braungart (Germany), Maarten Gielen (Belgium), Werner Sobek (Germany), Mark Swilling (South Africa), Alejandro Aravena (Chile), Vivian Loftness (USA), Laila Seewang (Switzerland), Philippe Block (Switzerland), and Mark Jarzombek (USA).
Jens Diebold is Head of Strategy Europe at LafargeHolcim, based in Zug, Switzerland.
Last updated: January 06, 2020 Zug, Switzerland
Jens Diebold was a member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction (2018-19).
He was appointed Head of Strategy Europe at Holcim in November 2019. He was previously Head of Sustainable Development of Holcim (2018-19), CEO of Holcim in Germany (2015-18), and Head of Corporate Strategy at Holcim Group Services. He also held positions in competitive intelligence, optimization, logistics and business planning.
Prior to joining Holcim, he worked as a risk management consultant and business development manager at the Ammann Group and Ernst Basler + Partner.
He obtained a Master of Civil Engineering and a Master of Industrial Management (BWI) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). He has also completed the Stanford Executive Program (SEP) at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
He participated in the inaugural Holcim Roundtable for Sustainable Construction on the theme “De-Materializing Construction” hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2014 where he presented “An ambition to drive change” and the 3rd Roundtable at the Institute for Lightweight Structures & Conceptual Design (ILEK), University of Stuttgart, Germany (2018).
Jens Diebold was a member of the Global Holcim Awards jury in 2018.