Cementos Catatumbo gets new chairman

Cementos Catatumbo gets new chairman
Published: 04 May 2005

Venezuelan cement maker Cementos Catatumbo has a new chairman and board for the period 2005-2008 after shareholders approved the appointments, Panorama Digital reported.  New chairman Esteban Pineda Hernádez (42), an economist and graduate of Duquesne University, Pennsylvania, has been working in the construction and the cement industry since 1985.  Zulia state-based Catatumbo produces 750,000tpa for local consumption and export from its plant in Villa del Rosario. It is Venezuela’s only locally owned cement maker, the report said.