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PPC announces new CEO and delays annual results presentation

27 June 2019, Published under Cement News

South Africa’s PPC has appointed Roland van Wijnen as its new CEO after a search that began in November 2018 when Johan Claassen announced he would be retiring from the role. "We are pleased to have secured Roland, a Dutch national, whose listed company experience and exposure to international global best practice will broaden the management practices of PPC. He has a detailed knowledge of the cement sector. He is up-to-speed with our strategic imperatives and will advance the process with...

ZAG International appoint new Managing Director

10 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Daniel Ulestig has been appointed Managing Director, Head of Global Shipping and European Business operations of ZAG International PTE, effective 1 May 2019. Mr Ulestig takes responsibility for all of ZAG's shipping activities around the world as well as leading the company's business interests in Europe. Daniel brings extensive experience in the cement industry, specifically the shipping sector.  He began his career as a trainee at Holcim Trading in Madrid, Spain in 1998. In 2003, he joine...

HCT appoints new CEO after Emir Adigüzel steps down

08 April 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement Trading (HCT) has made management changes following the departures of CEO Emir Adigüzel, and Deputy CEO and General Director Kerim Erben. Emir Adigüzel joined the group in 1989 and became COO HCT in 1996. After the integration of the ITC trading arm Interbulk in 2016, he took over the extended responsibility as CEO HCT. During Emir Adigüzel’s leadership, HCT has expanded from a small trading arm of HeidelbergCement with a turnover of EUR25m in 1996 to one of the leading i...

Lafarge Zambia appoints new CEO

06 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zambia (LafargeHolcim group) has appointed Jimmy Khan as its new Chief Executive Officer. Board Chairman, Muna Hantuba, stated Mr Khan's appointment is with immediate effect. "Mr Khan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in Accounting and Information System from Virginia Tech University in the United States of America. His career with Lafarge spans 14 years, with his previous roles within the group having included Country Business Process Manager, Audit Manager and H...

New Chairman and Vice Chairman appointments at Saudi Cement

02 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Cement's Board of Directors have appointed Khalid bin Abdulrahman Saleh Al-Rajhi as a Chairman of the board and Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Khariji as a Vice Chairman in a bourse filing.

Dr Stefan Kern appointed new A TEC Group manager

29 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Starting 1 April 2018, Dr Stefan Kern will lead the A TEC Group. Wolfgang Hammer will hand over the management tasks completely to his former deputy. Stefan Kern started at A TEC in August 2013 and was responsible for sales activities in northern Europe, eastern Europe and South Africa. In 2016 Dr Kern, who studied chemical engineering in Vienna, joined the management board. Together with Wolfgang Hammer he has led the company but takes over the management tasks completely from now on.

Martin Brydon to step down as CEO of Adelaide Brighton

21 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Martin Brydon, CEO of Adelaide Brighton, has announced plans to retire later this year after four years in the position. Mr Brydon will stay with the company until a new chief executive is found, according to a statement made to the ASX. "It’s time and I’m very comfortable with my decision to move to retirement phase, which will be over a period of time – could be six months depending on how the search goes," said Mr Brydon. The formal search process to fill the position will begin immed...

Bernard Mathieu to front WCA's Global Climate Change Forum

27 February 2018, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced mthe appointment of Bernard Mathieu as Director of its Climate Programme. In this role, Mr Mathieu will lead the WCA CEOs’ Global Forum on Climate Change that aims to draft the WCA Roadmap on Climate Change. The forum will take place on 27-28 June 2018 in Paris. "I am delighted to be supporting the WCA’s efforts to promote climate change values in the global cement industry and finding new ways for sustainable businesses to tackle some of t...

Vicem appoints new general director

06 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (Vicem) has appointed Bui Hong Minh general director. Mr Minh, 46, has held the position of deputy general director since 2013. Before that, he worked at But Son and Ha Tien cement companies. He became director of Bim Son Cement Company in 2011 prior to joining Vicem.

Prism Cement appoints Manish Bhatia as CFO

22 August 2017, Published under Cement News

India-based Prism Cement has appointed Manish Bhatia as chief financial officer following the resignation of Pramod Akhramka. Mr Bhatia has more than 20 years of experience in the core fields of accountancy as well as finance and commercial activities as well as other areas regarding mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, strategy, ERP, etc.