Dangote Cement appoints new CEO

Dangote Cement appoints new CEO
Published: 26 January 2015


Dangote Cement Plc has appointed Onne van der Weijde as chief executive officer, effective 1 February 2015.

Mr Van der Weijde, ex-Holcim India head, will take the helm from Dangote Cement's outgoing CEO Devakumar Edwin.

Mr Edwin told Reuters in an interview that the transition comes at a time when some of the large capital expenditure projects of Dangote Industries Ltd, which he handles, have started to materialise.