Dangote Cement appoints new CEO

Dangote Cement appoints new CEO
20 January 2023

Dangote Cement Plc has named Arvind Pathak as the company’s new chief executive/managing director. Mr Pathak will replace Frenchman Michel Puchercos, who will leave his position at the end of February after three years at as CEO.

Arvind Pathak starts in his new position from 1 March. Mr Pathak led India’s Birla Corp, a cement producer, before he became the chief operating officer and deputy managing director of Dangote Cement. He formerly served at Mumbai-based Associated Cement Co Ltd as regional CEO and has experience spanning more than 30 years, which includes transforming businesses, spearheading crucial greenfield projects, as well as overseeing operations and plant maintenance.

The newly-appointed CEO obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Roorkee, now IIT Roorkee, in 1980, and a postgraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and Management in 1982.

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