Francesco Caltagirone-CA-SUEZ

Francesco Caltagirone

Independent Director. CEO of Cementir Holding SpA

Date of initial appointment: 01 March 2017

Start date of current mandate: 01 March 2017

Termination date of current mandate: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending 31 December, 2020.

Francesco Caltagirone Jr was born in Rome, the 29th October 1968. He began working in the family firm at the age of 20. After 6 years of experience in the building sector, he enters the Cementir Group in 1995. The company operates in cement sector – production and distribution of grey and white cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and concrete products – and in waste management. He worked his way up in the Company and in 1996, at the age of 27, he became Chairman and CEO of the company. Over the last 20 years Francesco Caltagirone Jr has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Cementir Group, showing deep knowledge and extensive experience in cement and recycling sector. Through a series of mergers and acquisitions he led and transform an Italian company into a Group having a multi-national relevance, present in 17 countries and in 5 Continents, with EUR 1,3 billion of total revenues and 3600 employees.

Francesco Caltagirone Jr is also member of the Strategy Committee.
Other major offices and positions held during the last five years


Chairman and CEO of Cementir Holding S.p.A.*,
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cimentas A.S*,
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cimbeton A.S*,
Member of the Board of Directors of Caltagirone S.p.A.*,
Member of the Board of Directors of Caltagirone Editore S.p.A*,
Member of the Board of Directors of ACEA Spa.,
CEO of Aalborg Portland Holding A.S*.

* Companies belonging to Caltagirone Group