Kenya-based East African Portland Cement Co (EAPCC) has appointed Albert Sigei as chief operating officer, effective 24 August 2015.
Sigei will be responsible for production operation, production engineering, supply chain management, sales and marketing. He joins EAPCC from Lafarge, Nigeria, where he was vice-president of business support and ready-mix operations.
EAPCC has recently undertaken an investment project at its cement plant in Athi River, Kenya, centred on improvements to the clinker section and packaging facilities. Further investments include a waste heat recovery plant to help support stable and efficient production.
For a full report on EAPCC's recent enhancements at its Athi River works, see the the September 2015 issue of International Cement Review.