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EAPCC appoints new chief operating officer

28 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Kenya-based East African Portland Cement Co (EAPCC) has appointed Albert Sigei as chief operating officer, effective 24 August 2015. Sigei will be responsible for production operation, production engineering, supply chain management, sales and marketing. He joins EAPCC from Lafarge, Nigeria, where he was vice-president of business support and ready-mix operations. EAPCC has recently undertaken an investment project at its cement plant in Athi River, Kenya, centred on improvements to the cl...

New Group CEO for Breedon, UK

26 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Breedon Aggregates Ltd, the UK’s largest independent aggregates business, announced that Pat Ward, currently CEO of Aggregate Industries Europe (a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim), has agreed to join the company as Group chief executive officer. He will succeed Simon Vivian, who, having led Breedon since its creation has indicated his wish to step down as Group CEO and will move to a non-executive role with the company.  Mr Ward is expected to join Breedon early next year once the terms of hi...

Schon named PCA Vice President and Counsel, Government Affairs

11 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Portland Cement Association (PCA) named Michael Schon as vice president and counsel for government affairs. With PCA, he will have lead responsibility for shepherding the association's regulatory advocacy efforts and for promoting the cement industry in general. Schon comes to PCA from Baker Botts LLP, where he served as senior associate in the environmental practice group. In that capacity, he represented energy and manufacturing clients in environmental litigation and provided regulatory ...

Steppe Cement names new chairman

06 August 2015, Published under Cement News

Steppe Cement Ltd on Monday said it has appointed Paul Rodzianko, independent non-executive director, as its independent non-executive chairman. Rodzianko is currently the chairman of Steppe Cement's audit committee and a member of its nomination and remuneration committees. The new chairman is taking over from Malcolm Brown, who retired on 28 May due to health reasons.

Volyn Cement reelects Zelano as Supervisory Board Chairman, Ukraine

21 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Volyn Cement has reelected Paolo Zelano to chair its supervisory board for three years, the company said in a press release. In addition, the shareholders replaced supervisory board member Plack Heiko Otto with Karl Heinz Paul Richard Kasch for three years. Buzzi Unicem’s Dyckerhoff subsidiary operates the Volyn works which is situated at Rivne in the west.

Tank Connection: President and CEO transition

16 July 2015, Published under Cement News

Tank Connection (TC) announced their President & CEO, Bill Neighbors will be stepping down in September. The company has just crossed the 500 employee mark and announced earlier this year their transition as an ESOP, employee owned company.  Mr Neighbors states: “This has been my personal plan for some time, but I also wanted to make sure that the right pieces were in place for Tank Connection to advance to the next level as the industry leader in storage.  I could not be more pleased tha...

SAMSON Materials Handling appoints new MD

09 July 2015, Published under Cement News

SAMSON Materials Handling, part of the AUMUND Group, has appointed Malcolm Youll as its new managing director. Mr Youll will be based at the SAMSON office in Cambridgeshire, UK. Mr Youll brings vast international experience of the capital equipment industry and complex engineered solutions having worked for CNH, CAT and Cargotec, SAMSON said in a statement. His wide range of experience in the field of Mining and Ports & Terminals will expand the SAMSON Materials Handling activities in the v...

West China Cement appoints Liu Shan as director

07 July 2015, Published under Cement News

West China Cement has appointed Liu Shan as non-executive Director. The appointment became effective on 1 July 2015.

Verkhnebakanskiy Cement Works board elects chairman

06 July 2015, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Russia-based Verkhnebakanskiy Cement Works on 1 July 2015 elected Lev Kvetnoy as chairman of the Board.

Steppe Cement announces appointment of non-executive director

29 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Steppe Cement Ltd announced the appointment of Xavier Marcel Hervé Blutel - Guilloud de Courbeville to its Board of Directors, with immediate effect, as a non-executive director. Xavier Blutel (60) is currently the senior adviser, Wagram Corporate Finance, president and founding partner of SAS Baudrimont and a Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France. Mr Blutel brings significant experience to Steppe Cement having spent 33 years as an international executive in capital intensive indus...