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PCA announces new board chairman and vice chairman

19 December 2022, Published under Cement News

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has established new leadership for its Board of Directors.  Filiberto Ruiz has been elected PCA board chairman. Ruiz is the current president and CEO at Votorantim Cimentos North America and has served the last two years as vice chairman to outgoing chairman Ron Henley, president of GCC of America. Massimo Toso has been elected PCA vice chairman. Toso is on the  PCA’s Climate and Sustainability Council where he led efforts to develop the industry’s ...

Holcim board welcomes new members

05 May 2022, Published under Cement News

At its annual general meeting on 4 May 2022, Holcim confirmed Beat Hess as the new chairman of the board. All members of the board standing for re-election were also confirmed in office, while Leanne Geale and Ilias Läber were both elected as new members. Shareholders also confirmed Claudia Sender Ramirez and Hanne Birgitte Breinbjerg Sørensen as members of the Nomination, Compensation & Governance Committee, while Ilias Läber and Jürg Oleas were elected as new members. Ms Sørensen will...

Carbon8 appoints chief engineer

17 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Carbon8 System has appointed David Clemmitt as its chief engineer. David will be responsible for leading the engineering direction and execution of Carbon8 Systems’ Advanced Carbonation Technology (ACT) across global markets.   As part of his role, Mr Clemmitt will have ownership of growing and developing the engineering function of the company to provide world class capability and innovation in the Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) arena.  He joins the board of Carbon8 Systems and...

Finnsement CEO adds CRH US Building Products position to duties

01 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Finnsement CEO, Miikka Riionheimo, is set to take up a new position within the CRH Group's Building Products organisation. His position in Atlanta, USA, is senior vice president of strategy and development. For the time being, Mr Riionheimo remains the CEO of Finnsement.

IMIDRO chairman resigns

12 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Mehdi Karbasian, the chairman of the Iran Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO), has resigned. Fars news agency reported that Kabasian resigned his post after new legislation on retired employees was ratified by the country. Ardeshir Sa'ad Mohammadi, deputy of IMIDRO, becomes the temporary new chairman of the organisation. IMIDRO operates eight major companies and 55 subsidiaries with activities in cement, steel and minerals.

New managing director for Cementa

13 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Magnus Ohlsson has taken up his new position as Managing Director of Swedish building material company Cementa. Mr Ohlsson has worked for Cementa and its parent company HeidelbergCement for many years. Since 2014 he has held the position of Marketing Manager and Vice President of Cementa. "I look forward to pushing Cementa further in the same positive spirit," said Mr Ohlsson in a press statement. "Among other things, we will continue our work on our vision of zero carbon emissions during...

New Country CEO for Lafarge South Africa

07 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Rossen Papazov has been appointed country chief executive officer (CCEO) of Lafarge South Africa Holdings, effective 1 October 2017. For the last four years, Papazov has been CCEO for Holcim (later LafargeHolcim) in Azerbaijan. Papazov joined the international Holcim group in 2000 as the business development manager for Bulgaria. He went on to undertake a number of other management positions, including  general manager of Aggregates and Readymix in Bulgaria, marketing director for Aggregat...

Personnel change in the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement

29 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Following an application of the company, the Local Court (Amtsgericht) of Mannheim/Germany supplemented the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement AG by appointing Margret Suckale as a member in the capacity of shareholder representative. She succeeds Alan Murray, who had resigned from his position. Her term of appointment will expire on the occasion of the by-election held at the next Annual General Meeting of HeidelbergCement AG on 9 May 2018. “We are pleased that, in Margret Suckale, we...

Changes to PPC executive team

24 August 2017, Published under Cement News

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...

Semen Baturaja reports IDR259bn net profit in 2016

28 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Indonesia state-owned cement producer Semen Baturaja reported an IDR259bn (US$19.4m) in net profit last year, ANTARA News reports. At the company's annual general meeting on Thursday, shareholders decided to pay out 25 per cent, or IDR64.772bn, of the profits as dividend. Around 76.24 per cent, or IDR49.38bn of the dividends are for the state, and the remainder for the investing public, corporate secretary, Zulfikri Subli, said. The remaining 75 per cent of the profit will be retained ...