Changes to PPC executive team

Changes to PPC executive team
24 August 2017

PPC has appointed Njombo Lekula as managing director of its Southern African Cement division. Previously the managing director of Rest of Africa Cement, Mr Lekula has been with PPC for 27 years, holding a number of cement manufacturing and executive management roles.

Meanwhile, Mokate Ramafoko has been appointed as the managing director of Rest of Africa Cement. He is a chemist by profession with over 23 years of experience in the cement manufacturing, quality assurance and cement process optimisation industries. He has held various leadership positions in PPC as well as in Holcim South Africa (now AfriSam).

Hardie de Beer, Group Executive Technical, will now also assume responsibility for the Materials business.  He has more than 21 years´ experience in the cement industry in various technical and leadership roles and previous experience in the aluminium and aerospace industries. He joined PPC in 1996 as an engineer at PPC De Hoek, and subsequently held various management and executive roles in PPC.

As part of the new structure of the finance, tax and treasury business unit, a new role - group executive finance and business support, has been introduced, reporting to the CFO. The incumbent will support the CFO in ensuring that the financial strategy of the business is well executed. As such, Matodzi Mukwevho has been appointed to this new role effective 1 August 2017. He has held various positions including that of CFO at Sasol International Energy responsible for South Africa, Nigeria, Qatar, India and Uzbekistan.

Published under Cement News