Management Team - CEMEX USA
President, CEMEX USA
Ignacio Madridejos joined CEMEX in 1996 and after holding management positions in the Strategic Planning area, he headed CEMEX operations in Egypt, Spain, Western Europe, and more recently, Northern Europe. He is currently President of CEMEX USA. Ignacio graduated with an MSc in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and holds an MBA from Stanford University.
Dr. Hugo Bolio
Executive Vice President, Cement Operations and Technology
As the Executive Vice President of Cement Operations and Technology for CEMEX's U.S. operations, Dr. Bolio is responsible for the operation of CEMEX’s 13 cement plants in the U.S. Hugo joined CEMEX in 1985 and has held various positions within the company. For the past 15 years, he held the role of Sr. Vice President of Global Technology and was responsible, at different times, for Environmental, Health & Safety, Product Development & Construction Trends, and Procurement. Previously he held various positions in cement plant management, operations and process engineering. Dr. Bolio holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from ITESM in Monterrey, Mexico as well as a Master in Science and a Ph.D. degree in Cement Chemistry from Aberdeen University in Scotland. Dr. Bolio has been part of the Advisory board of the School of Engineering & Sciences of Monterrey ITESM since 2006, and of the Postgraduate Studies Division of the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering School of UANL since 2005, both in Monterrey, Mexico.
Vice President, Business Services Organization
As Vice President - Business Services Organization, German is responsible for financial and management reporting, information technology and training, internal control, financial analysis, credit and centralized transactional processes. German joined CEMEX in 2004 and served in prior roles including Vice President Continuous Improvement and Commercial Excellence, Vice President Commercial Strategy and Vice President Aggregates and Mining Resources. Prior to joining CEMEX, German was the Senior Principal for the Boston Consulting Group, where he managed the Latin American post-merger integration for one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies. German holds a BS in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from La Universidad Anahuac, an MS in Engineering Management from Cornell and an MS in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. German is on the Board of Trustees for ITESM, the largest and most prestigious private Latin American University. He is also a board member for AEM Bi-National Energy Initiative.
Executive Vice President, Commercial and Public Affairs
Frank has over 35 years of experience in the construction materials business. He has served in numerous roles within the company in the past including Executive Vice President, Concrete and Aggregates, US Operations. Currently, Frank is Executive Vice President, Commercial and Public Affairs. In this role he is responsible for Cement Sales, Quality Assurance and Technical Services, Market Development, Commercial Strategy and Public Affairs for the US Operations. He has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committees of the National Ready Mix Concrete Association and the Portland Cement Association. He is a current Board Member of each organization and a past Chairman of the NRMCA. He is also a Trustee of the Ready Mix Trust Foundation, a Past Chair of the National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management Schools and a Past Chair and current member of the Advisory Committee for the Concrete Sustainability Hub at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Frank holds an undergraduate degree from Auburn University, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Executive Vice President, Continuous Improvement
As the Executive Vice President, Continuous Improvement, Robert is responsible for the implementation and management of CEMEX USA's continuous improvement program that is aimed at improving productivity and strengthening business results across all business lines. He joined the company in 1991 and previously held other roles including Regional President, Arizona/Nevada, Vice President of Cement Sales, West Region and Vice President and General Manager for Texas and Arizona operations, as well as various positions in Planning and Accounting. Robert earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Arizona State University and an MBA from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management.
Regional President, Texas & New Mexico Region
As Regional President of the Texas & New Mexico Region, Joel is responsible for overseeing all regional business activities related to concrete, aggregates, and other building materials. Joel has nearly 20 years of experience in the construction materials industry including roles in ready mix operations, planning, cement sales, rail distribution and aggregates sales and operations. Joel joined CEMEX in 2016 and served as VP/GM for the Florida Aggregates Division before returning to Texas. Prior to joining CEMEX, Joel worked as a business consultant focused on supply chain solutions and strategic development for a variety of industries. Joel is active within the NSSGA having served on the Board of Directors and currently serves on the Executive Committee. He is presently the Chairman of the Meetings and Education Committee and recently received the Mark S. Walsh Award from NSSGA. Joel has served on the Board of Directors for the Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association and has been very active in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program at Texas State University. Joel obtained his MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio and his BBA with concentrations in Accounting and Marketing from the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management.
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
As the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for CEMEX’s U.S. operations, Mike is responsible for the company’s legal and environmental functions. Prior to this role, Mike served as Corporate Counsel over CEMEX USA’s East Region. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Boston College, an MBA from University of Bridgeport and a Juris Doctorate from University of Miami.
Regional President, Florida & Carolinas Region
As the Regional President of the Florida & Carolinas Region, Kirk is responsible for regional commercial sales activities, as well as aggregates, ready mix, concrete product, and gypsum operations. Kirk joined CEMEX in 1998 and has held various positions within the company including Vice President of Phoenix Aggregates and Asphalt as well as several positions in Cement Operations, Strategic Planning and Logistics. Kirk holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from the University of Michigan and is actively involved in industry organizations including the PCA and NSSGA.
Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communications
As the Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Communications, Guillermo is responsible for the company's human resources development and training, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and communications functions. Since joining CEMEX in 2000, Guillermo has held leadership positions within Human Resources and Strategic Planning in several countries, including his most recent role as CEMEX's Vice President, Human Resources, Spain and Mediterranean. Guillermo holds a master's degree in business administration from IESE - University of Navarra in Barcelona and a law degree from the University of Basque Country in San Sebastian, Spain.
Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning
As the Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning, Trpimir is responsible for business planning, strategic planning, corporate development, and real estate functions. Trpimir joined CEMEX in 1997 and has held various positions within the company including Country Director of CEMEX Croatia, Director of Post-Merger Integration Process and Continuous Improvement for CEMEX Europe, in addition to positions in Finance and Strategic Planning. Trpimir has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Manitoba, Canada.
Regional President, Mid-South Region
As Regional President, Mid-South Region, Marc Tyson is responsible for overseeing all regional business activities related to concrete, aggregates, asphalt and other building materials. Prior to joining CEMEX USA, Marc was President of Ready Mix USA, a business he began in 1995, which eventually became one of the top five privately-owned ready mix concrete companies in the country. Marc holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama. He is a member of the President’s Cabinet at the University of Alabama and is an active member of NRMCA.
Executive Vice President, Logistics
As the Executive Vice President of Logistics, Matthew is responsible for the company’s logistics operations, supply chain planning, customer care and procurement in addition to the transportation and fly ash business units. Matthew joined CEMEX in 2001 in the UK and until recently was Vice President for Cement Commercial, Building Products and Logistics in our UK operations. Prior to that, he was Regional Director of Aggregates and Asphalt and held several positions in Logistics and Procurement. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Coventry University in England.
Regional President, West Region
As Regional President for the West Region, Eric is responsible for overseeing all regional business activities related to concrete, aggregates, asphalt, and other building materials. Eric has more than 20 years of experience in the building materials industry. He joined CEMEX Germany in 1997 and held various leadership positions in the cement division. In 2009 he was appointed President for CEMEX in Germany, a fully integrated portfolio of cement, aggregates, and ready-mix concrete businesses. Eric has a degree in Computer Science and Business Administration from the European Business School in Germany, and attended San Diego State University, in San Diego, CA.