Jose Maria Magrina received his graduate degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain), an MBA from the Instituto de Empresa and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
Jose Maria has vast international experience in various executive roles. His professional career started at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant. Two years later, he joined Deloitte in a similar position where he focused on supply chain optimization, market research and strategic planning in the construction and gas/oil sectors.
Since 2005, he served as the Managing Director of Arabian Cement Company, the 5th largest cement producer of Egypt, where he led the first post-revolution IPO in the EGX.
In 2016, he joined HeidelbergCement as a CEO for Suez Cement Group of Companies (Suez, Helwan and Tora). SCGC is the country's largest cement producer (with 12 million-ton of capacity)