HeidelbergCement has appointed Alan Murray and Herbert Lütkestratkötter to its supervisory board.  Mr. Murray was responsible for the group's North American operations, until he took early retirement just over a year ago, and prior to that ran Hanson until its acquisition by HeidelbergCement in 2007, while Dr. Lütkestratkötter is chief executive of the leading German contractor Hochtief.  HeidelbergCement has  was lengthened its debt profile by issuing €1.4bn of bonds, a €750m ten-year tranche and a €650m five-year tranche.