Vasileios Karalis, MSc International Banking & Finance, BSc Mathematics
Vasileiois worked in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Greece for four years before joining Lafarge Greece in 2007 as an analyst within the Finance Department. He was subsequently promoted to Assistant Controller - Industrial & Capex and Operations Controller. In 2013, he moved to Lafarge SA in France as Investment and M&A Projects Manager after which he was transferred to Lafarge Indonesia as Controlling VP. Following the merger, in 2016 Vasileois was appointed the Holcim Indonesia Head of Controlling. In 2018, he was appointed the Middle East & Africa Regional Controller, a position he held until beginning of 2019 when he was appointed Head of Finance, East & South Africa and Indian Ocean.
He was appointed to the Board on 21 March 2019.
Lafarge: building better cities
In 2050, 70% of the world population will live in cities, twice as many as there were in 1970. Whether large, medium or small, whether in mature or emerging countries, cities are central to the challenges facing the planet. To improve cities, Lafarge contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected.