Prior to joining Holcim Indonesia, Mark Schmidt held the position of CFO Holcim Brazil with responsibilities for finance, control, tax, procurement and credit management. From 2010 to 2014 he served as Head, Corporate Holdings Holcim Group Services, Zurich responsible for 60 finance and holding companies around the world, treasury management and financial risk monitoring at corporate level. Previously he managed financial integration of Holcim Australia post acquisition in 2009; was CFO France Benelux Holcim European Services Belgium in 2008 and Head of Corporate Reporting Holcim Group Services, Zurich from 2003 to 2008. Before joining Holcim he was a Senior Manager in the Audit Practice of KPMG Zurich, Switzerland. Mr Schmidt is a US Certified Public Accountant (2001) and Swiss Certified Accountant (1998), holds a Bilingual Master of Finance degree (German/French) from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.