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2022 Strategic Program Speakers
As the Director of RMX ( Concrete ) Performance, Ian Paine oversees all aspects of Lafarge's RMX Product Line in Western Canada. With a portfolio that includes; Digitization, Sustainability, Product Strategy, Manufacturing Operations, Logistics, and Safety, his core focus is the continued evolution and improvement of the performance of the RMX Product Line. A long career in the industry actually started in Coquitlam, BC in 1985 with a summer job to help pay for school. He moved to Calgary to complete his degree and formally joined Lafarge in 1989 in Construction Management. After a few years as Chief Estimator for Roads, Ian shifted to the RMX Concrete team in Calgary as Sales Manager, Operations Manager, and Marketing Manager for Western Canada. After three years as General Manager of Winnipeg operations, Ian shifted to Edmonton in 2003 and assumed the role of Director for the Product Line in Western Canada by 2006. During this time, he completed his MBA at the University of Alberta. Always passionate about business evolution, his team drives improvements into place with a collaborative and structured approach across Western Canada and within the broader Holcim group of RMX Companies. Ian is currently a Board Member of Concrete Alberta and is part of the Transition Accelerators Transportation Committee. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta with his wife, Lori and three boys who are just starting their own careers.