François Petry is Chief Executive Officer, having been in the role since December 2015.

François Petry

François has extensive experience in the quarrying industry, having worked as CEO of LafargeHolcim Romania since 2014. He oversaw the growth of the business and led the way in ensuring the company’s recovery from a challenging market. Prior to this, he was General Manager for Aggregates in Holcim France, having held the role since 2008. Before that, he held senior positions across the infrastructure, construction and waste industries in France.

François has a degree in Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Superieure D’Arts et Metiers, ParisTech, as well as an executive MBA from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris.


Members of the Executive Committee

François Petry is Chief Executive Officer, having been in the role since December 2015.
John is Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive. He became a member of the Board in July 2004.
James joined Aggregate Industries in April 2011 with specific responsibility for the management of the company's UK and European legal, compliance, secretarial and insurance issues.
Chris joined the business in 1986 and is responsible for our asphalt and ready mix concrete division.
Pablo joined Aggregate Industries in June 2017 and is responsible for the aggregates division.
James is the Organisation and Human Resources Director for Aggregate Industries and joined in November 2016.
Paddy Murphy - Managing Director of Contracting
Paddy joined Aggregate Industries in 2005 and is the Managing Director of Contracting.
Barry Hope - Head of Cement
Barry joined the business in 2011 and is responsible for our cement division.
Duncan joined the Executive Committee in May 2018 as Growth & Innovation Director with a portfolio coving Marketing, Sales Excellence, Internal sales and Pricing.