Michael LeMonds

Chief Sustainability Officer and VP, ESG
United States

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Michael LeMonds was named Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President, Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) in 2023. Since joining the company in 2000, Mr. LeMonds has been directly responsible for implementing business development improvements and ESG practices across both the US and Canada. He reports directly to the Region Head for North America and sits on the North American Management Committee.

Throughout his nearly 25 years with Holcim, he has held diverse leadership roles, with a deep focus on enhancing company values through strong corporate citizenship.

In addition to building a sustainable government, public affairs, and sustainability program as Director, Government & Public Affairs, Mr. LeMonds also helped drive cultural and business change across the US cement organization as part of the global ACE Business Transformation Program. He has held the roles of Vice President Environment, Land and Government Affairs, Interim Head of Sustainability, ISO/Audit and Environmental Reporting, US and Canada Director, Government and Public Affairs – Cement; and Public Affairs Director North America.

Prior to joining the company, he had a successful career in government. Mr. LeMonds also holds several positions in national trade associations, such as the Executive Committee of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, the Board of Directors of the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition and serving on the Business Environmental Leadership Council at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions.

Mr. LeMonds earned a bachelor’s degree from Albion College and was a Graduate Fellow at the Michigan State University Institute for Public Policy and Social Research. He also attended executive education at the Harvard Business School and the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.