Cemtech Live Webinar: Global Cement Market Update – Africa

Global Cement Market Update Africa - Cemtech Live Webinar

Global Cement Market Update – Africa 

In this session, Cemtech turned to Africa to examine recent cement sector trends in the south, east and west of the continent. It also looked at how the economies and construction sectors of the region have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, while providing an outlook for 2020.

Read a summary of the session here.

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Speakers included:

What's going on in sub-Saharan Africa's cement sector? Tony Hadley, former regional president of Blue Circle and Lafarge Cement
Tony Hadley is a specialist in cement strategy, management, operations and performance optimisation. He runs a consulting company advising on Africa and cement. He also provides advice to selected companies on cement, M&A, strategy, organisation and performance, with a specific focus on running successful businesses in Africa. He has been involved in the sector for almost 20 years, initially as Regional President of Blue Circle Cement and Lafarge, and then as CEO of Dangote Cement.
Cement industry update for Cote D'Ivoire and Mozambique: Erkam Kocakerim, CEO of Limak Afrika SA (Cote D'Ivoire) and board member of Limak Cimentos SA (Mozambique)
Mr Kacakerim has 15 years of experience in the cement sector, particularly in the areas of R&D, business development, investment management, project financing and growth strategy in Turkey and overseas countries. He led four greenfield and seven brownfield investment projects between 2011-20, with a capex size of more than USD1bn in Turkey and sub-Saharan Africa.