Dragan joins the company from Sika, one of the leading global organisations in the development and production of systems and products for the building materials and automotive sectors.
With more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry, Dragan held various executive positions in leading building material suppliers. Over the years he developed his career in the industry in technical and sales representative roles, and most recently was Country CEO in Sika UK. Under his leadership, Sika UK delivered exceptional business results and an increased financial performance.
“I am confident Dragan will continue to drive excellence in the UK construction sector and at the same time deliver on our ambitious sustainability targets. Dragan has a track record of building empowered teams that drive best-in-class results and growth and a strong record in M&A that will further guide the development of Aggregate Industries,” said Miljan Gutovic, Region Head EMEA at LafargeHolcim.
“I am delighted to join Aggregate Industries, one of the leaders in the construction industry. The UK is one of the most important markets for LafargeHolcim and I am very excited to be offered the opportunity of leading the organisation on its successful path. I am committed to making AIUK the leading company in the UK for sustainable and innovative building solutions, and with my strong and passionate team by my side, I look forward to the challenge” said Dragan Maksimovic.
Dragan holds an MBA from the University of Sheffield and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He has also completed an International Leadership Program at IMD in Switzerland. Dragan succeeds Guy Edwards, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities outside the organisation, after making a significant contribution over the last decade with LafargeHolcim, through various P&L roles in the UK & US.