Jesus Gonzales takes over role of CEMEX UK president from Gonzalo Galindo with immediate effect
CEMEX have appointed Jesus Gonzalez as the company’s new UK president with immediate effect. Mr Gonzalez comes to the UK from Panama, where he was president for CEMEX in Central America, covering operations in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Panama.
Based at the company’s UK headquarters at Thorpe, in Surrey, he replaces Gonzalo Galindo who has taken up a new position as regional president for CEMEX USA East.
Mr Gonzalez first joined CEMEX in 1998, following six years with McKinsey & Company, the global management consulting firm. Within CEMEX he has held a number of different leadership roles within the company, including corporate director of strategic planning in Mexico, vice-president of strategic planning in the US and his previous role in CEMEX Central American operations.
In the UK Mr Gonzales will be responsible for a business that generates over £1 billion in annual sales and employs approximately 4,000 people across a network of over 400 locations.