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Ozarow Cement names Janusz Miluch as new CEO

13 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Ozarow Cement in Poland has appointed Janusz Miluch as its new CEO. He will replace Andrzej Ptak, who retired at the end of December. Ozarow Cement is part of the Ireland-based CRH group and has 90 sites where it produces a range of building materials.

PPC CEO Claassen to retire

23 November 2018, Published under Cement News

South-Africa-based PPC has initiated a process to find a new CEO after the incumbent, Johan Claassen, expressed an interest to take early retirement. Mr Claassen was appointed permanent CEO in February this year after serving as interim CEO for six months following the departure of Darryll Castle.

CEO of Shanshui Cement Group resigns

20 March 2018, Published under Cement News

China’s Shanshui Cement Group has announced that its CEO and executive director, Li Heping, has resigned with immediate effect. Elsewhere, Liu Yiu Keung has stepped down from his role as chairman of the board and executive director of the company. Li Zhiqiang has also resigned from his position as vice chairman of the board and executive director. Following this, Li Liufa has been appointed as the chairman of the board and an executive director of Shanshui Cement.

Joey Ghose new CEO of Raysut Cement

28 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Oman’s Raysut Cement Co has appointed Joey Ghose as new CEO of the company, effective 2017, reports the company in a filing to the Muscat Securities Market. It is expected Mr Ghose will bring his extensive experience in the cement industry to bear as he addresses the challenges faced by the company. Changes to the income tax law in Oman resulted in a 60 per cent fall in 9M17 profit for the producer and local market competition and tough export markets have contributed to lower sales volum...

Bamburi Cement appoints new interim CEO

06 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Bamburi Cement of Kenya has appointed chief financial officer Eric Kironde as its interim CEO following the departure of Bruno Pescheux. Pescheux stepped down from the role at the end of last month after a three-year stint in charge of Bamburi, opting to retire according to Chairman John Simba. "We would like to recognise the contribution of Bruno Pescheux and thank him for his leadership. We wish him a long and happy retirement," he said. The company will now look to Eric Kironde to ma...

PPC's CEO is to resign

24 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Darryll Castle, Pretoria Portland Cement's (PPC) CEO, is stepping down to pursue other interests. PPC announced in a statement that Mr Castle will still be available to the group for six months to ensure a smooth handover. Johan Claassen, managing director of the South African cement business, has been appointed as interim chief executive. PPC reported a 93 per cent decline in full-year earnings in June, due to a liquidity crisis precipitated by the cut in ithe company's credit rating...

China Resources Cement appoints Ji Youhong as new CEO

22 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Ji Youhong has been appointed as new CEO, executive director and executive committee member of China Resources Cement following the resignation from these positions of Pan Yonghong to pursue other work within China Resources Group. Ji Youhong joined the Group in October 2003 and has served in various managerial positions of China Resources Cement.

Cementir appoints Paolo Bossi CEO of Italian unit, Sacci and Betontir

21 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Italian cement producer Cementir has appointed Paolo Bossi as CEO of Cementir Italia, Cementir Sacci and Betontir. The arrival of Paolo Bossi, following the acquisition of the cement and concrete business of Sacci, currently Cementir starts  the rationalisation process of the Cementir group in Italy, a company statement read. The new CEO's first challenges include returning the companies to profit while maintaining and improving product and service quality.

Holcim Philippines appoints COO

01 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines announced Thursday that its board has appointed Sapna Sood as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective 1 November 2016. Ms Sood previously acted as Group Head of Health and Safety at LafargeHolcim and held the position of Head of Helium in the Asia-Pacific region for Linde Group. The appointment comes as part of the preparations for CEO Eduardo Sahagun’s retirement on 19 April 2017. Mr Sahagun will relinquish his duties as CEO in November, but remain acting President un...

Canada: McInnis Cement CEO quits after new plant cost overruns

05 August 2016, Published under Cement News

The chief executive officer of McInnis Cement, Christian Gagnon, has stepped down after it emerged that the cost of constructing the company’s new 2.2Mta Port-Daniel integrated plant had gone over budget by CAD450m (US$346m). McInnis’s investment was partly financed by government bodies, including Quebecois provincial authorities and also included a CAD360m (US$277m) loan from the National Bank of Canada. According to Radio-Canada, when news of the spiralling costs of the project first...