Head of Health & Safety, Western Canada
John Pistak was appointed Head of Health and Safety for Western Canada in July of 2023.
Prior to this role, John held the position of General Manager of Construction for Southern Alberta, starting in 2015. John's journey with Lafarge began in 2006 when he joined as a Ready-Mix Quality Assurance Engineer, and since then, he has continuously demonstrated his ability to adapt and lead. He has excelled in various roles, from commercial management in our ready-mix business, marketing in cement, and project management and integration during the Holcim and Lafarge merger.
As a Professional Engineer, John holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Lakehead University and a diploma in Civil Engineering technology from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
John is highly regarded within the industry and serves as a valued member of the Board of Directors for the Alberta Roadbuilders & Heavy Construction Association. Furthermore, he previously served as the president of the Alberta Ready-Mixed Concrete Association.