Eliseo Robles

Senior Vice President, Manufacturing South
US Cement 


Eliseo Robles is Senior Vice President of Manufacturing South for the cement business in the US and sits on the US Cement Executive Committee. He manages roughly 780 employees across seven plants, geographically ranging from Utah to South Carolina. Throughout his career, he has effectively led and executed global strategies designed to support talent and vital operations.

Since joining Holcim in 1997, Mr. Robles has held numerous leadership positions with the company, including plant director in Mexico and plant manager in Iowa. For the last five years, he served Holcim Mexico as Vice President of operations, responsible for seven plants and a new grinding station, as a member of the Executive Committee (EXCO). Prior to that, he served five years as a Vice President of Human Resources, also reporting to the EXCO.

Mr. Robles also served as an operations manager, managing maintenance and production responsibilities, and as a human resources manager, gaining valuable experience in international operations, project management, talent development and labor relations.  

Mr. Robles attended the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente ITESO, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. From there, he attended the University of Michigan, earning his MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. In addition, Mr. Robles has ties to IPADE Business School and IMD Business School.