BOOK. At its general assembly of June 22, 2017, the national Union of industries of quarrying and construction materials (UNICEM) has elected for three years, its new president, replacing Michel André.
Who is to succeed Michel André at the head of the Unicem ? During the general assembly of the organization, which was held on June 22, 2017, Nicolas Vuillier was elected for three years as president of the national Union of industries of quarrying and construction materials. This last, Director of sustainable development for all activities in France the group’s HeidelbergCement (Ciments Calcia, GSM, Unibéton, Socli and Tratel) since 2013, has carried out the greater part of his career in the construction materials industry where he held successively various positions with operational responsibilities, particularly in the aggregate.
In a press release, the organization presents it : “Very invested in the life of the union, Nicolas Vuillier has been president of the national Union of producers of aggregates (UNPG), from 2008 to 2014. In particular, it is at the origin of the White Paper of the profession “for a sustainable supply of the territories, in the aggregate, or to the horizon 2030“. The project of the new president is to sign the Unicem “as a actor committed to territorial sustainable and resilient, in the image of its members“. The statement said that Nicolas Vuillier has “identified 3 strategic themes as reference points : the competitiveness of the member companies of the UNICEM ; the territorial embeddedness and the social usefulness of activities of the sector and the commitment to CSR of the entire profession.”
The Unicem adds to this that “the 9 themes of action will be developed to support these strategic priorities : energy transition, climate change adaptation, the transition to digital, the circular economy, societal commitment, the contribution to the territories, the preservation of the environment, dialogue with stakeholders and the protection of the health and safety of employees“.
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