Big Picture – A Deep Dive Examination of SigmaRoc
David Barrett - Executive Chairman
David co-founded London Concrete in 1997, subsequently building the business from one concrete plant in London to over a dozen plants around the capital. London Concrete was sold to Aggregate Industries and is currently the number one concrete supplier in London, with flagship projects such as the London Olympics, the Shard, the US embassy and the new Bloomberg building. Having previously worked with Pioneer, David retired from London Concrete in 2015 and is widely considered an expert in the industry.
Max Vermorken - Chief Executive Officer
Max was most recently a strategic advisor to LafargeHolcim Ltd (“LafargeHolcim”), the world’s largest construction materials group. His last role included responsibility for the hive-down and integration of two large asset portfolios – a mix which included two cement plants and a multitude of down-stream aggregates and construction materials assets – in the context of the global merger of Lafarge SA and Holcim Ltd. Prior to working for LafargeHolcim, Max worked in private equity at Luxembourg-headquartered The Genii Group, where he reported directly to its founding principals. Max holds a PhD in Financial Economics from University College London and Bachelor and Master degrees in both Civil Engineering and Financial Economics and Management, from University College London and the University of Brussels respectively.
Garth Palmer - Finance Director
Garth Palmer is a partner at Heytesbury Corporate LLP, a partnership engaged in the provision of corporate financial and company secretarial services.He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Garth began his career at Horwath Chartered Accountants, now part of BDO, in Perth in the audit and corporate services division before moving to KPMG’s audit and risk advisory team. In 2005, Garth moved to London where he provided compliance services, with a focus on U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley legislation, for numerous large companies across a range of industries. This led Garth to a Finance Manager role at Apple where he spent four years working on business process improvement, developing and implementing new and improved financial processes and systems. More recently, Garth has been working with AIM quoted companies, predominantly within the mining and resources industries, providing corporate and financial consulting services.
Patrick Dolberg - Non-Executive Director
From 2008 to 2013, Patrick was an Executive Committee Member of Holcim Ltd, reporting directly to the CEO, where he was responsible for Western and Central Europe. He joined the Holcim group in 1991, having held executive positions at Exxon Chemical International and Monsanto. From 1992 to 1996, Patrick wasGeneral Manager of Scrobiel, a member of the Holcim group. In 1998, he was appointed chief executive officer of St. Lawrence Cement, another Holcim group company, before joining Holcim US as chief executive officer in 2003. Patrick has an MBA from Solvay Business School, graduating with distinction.
Dominic Traynor - Non-Executive Director
Dominic is a solicitor based in London working primarily in the resources and energy sectors. He has advised on the structuring and listing of more than 20 companies on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and has extensive experience in advising companies on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and secondary fundraisings, joint ventures and other aspects of general corporate law. Dominic has acted for companies with assets throughout the world including in Zambia and numerous other countries in Africa, the Middle-East and Australia. Dominic has a wide network of advisers and professionals in the resources sector and is also a non-executive director on various industrial, mining and resources companies. Dominic is a graduate of Durham University (LLB) and the College of Law, York.
Tim Hall - Non-Executive Director
Tim has spent his entire career in the aggregates industry, most recently as CEO of Breedon South, a business he helped build from inception. Prior to this he was director of Tarmac Limited's Western Area; managing director of Tarmac Western Limited, the company formed by Anglo American from the former assets of Nash Rocks, Tilcon and Tarmac. He spent the previous 27 years with Nash Rocks, latterly as managing director.
Tim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the industry to the Board and will be an asset in SigmaRoc’s continued development, as he has been with Breedon. In particular, Tim's knowledge and network within the industry will benefit SigmaRoc's growth in the aggregates and construction materials market in the UK.
Charles Trigg - Executive Committee Member - Operations
Charles is the former Group Head of Capex at LafargeHolcim Northern Europe responsible for all operational capex in the regions and was part of the Operational Excellence Team. Charles headed up the operations and supply chain team for the LafargeHolcim merger for the Northern European region.
Charles has previously worked around the world including; New Zealand on the strategic planning of the reconstruction of Christchurch after the earthquake as well as on project for the construction of roads of national significance; and Qatar working for Government Company charged with the country’s strategic construction materials supply where he led the development and construction of various operational sites to ensure continuity of national supply. A trained quarry manager he holds Bachelor degree in minerals processing and chemical engineering.
Mike Osborne - Managing Director Ronez Limited
Mike Osborne has been Managing Director of Ronez since 2006, where he has been responsible for Ronez’s
strategic direction and operational management. Prior to this, he spent four years as director of Aggregate
Industries’ overseas operations, reporting directly to the Aggregate Industries’ chief executive officer.
Between 1998 and 2001, Mike held a number of roles for Tarmac Group Limited primarily in Central Europe.
Mike has a BSc (Eng) in Mining Engineering from the University of London and he is a Fellow of the Institute
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