Oficemen names new president, Spain

Oficemen names new president, Spain
Published: 15 May 2013


Isidoro Miranda, CEO of Lafarge Spain, has been appointed president of Spanish cement association, Oficemen.

Mr Miranda replaces José Luis Sáenz de Miera of Cementos Portland Valderrivas, who was appointed in late February following the departure of Juan Bejar, also of Portland Valderrivas.

Speaking of the challenges the Spanish cement sector faces in light of the current economic climate, Mr Miranda stated:  "The cement industry is at a critical moment, but our business is critical to economic recovery and job creation in Spain.”

"Oficemen and its members will work with the various authorities to improve the competitiveness of the sector and meet these challenges", he added.

The board of Oficemen has also approved four vice presidents: Jamine Ruiz de Haro, CEO of Cemex Spain; José M ª Aracama, deputy president of Grupo Cementos Portland Valderrivas; Feliciano Gonzalez, CEO of Holcim Spain and Jorge Wagner Jorge Wagner.