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Future Board of Directors of LafargeHolcim nominated

14 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Holcim and Lafarge have nominated their candidates for the future Board of Directors of the combined merged company, subject to closing of the transaction. The designated Board of Directors will consist of 14 members due to be elected at the Holcim Extraordinary General Meeting on 8 May 2015. Candidates • Wolfgang Reitzle, Co-Chairman (currently Chairman of the BoD of Holcim) • Bruno Lafont, Co-Chairman (currently Chairman of the BoD and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge)
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Eric Olsen appointed as future CEO of LafargeHolcim

09 April 2015, Published under Cement News

Lafarge and Holcim have approved the appointment of Eric Olsen as the future chief executive officer of LafargeHolcim, to be in office as from the closing of the merger project. Eric Olsen, presently Lafarge executive vice president, Operations, is appointed as future CEO of LafargeHolcim Mr Olsen (51), who has dual American and French nationalities, is presently Lafarge executive VP, Operations and has been a member of the Group’s Executive Committee since 2007. He has  h...

AshakaCem Plc appoints new chairman, Nigeria

20 March 2015, Published under Cement News

AshakaCem Plc, a subsidiary of Lafarge Africa Plc, has appointed Malam Suleiman Yahyah as its chairman. The appointment followed the expiration of the tenure of Alhaji Umaru Kwairanga, who has stepped down. The cement manufacturing company in its notice to the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE), stated that “the board of directors has appointed Malam Suleiman Yahyah, OON, as the Board Chairman with effect from 12th March 2015.” The board also appointed as non-executive directors of the ...

New appointments at Cemex

09 March 2015, Published under Cement News

Martin Langvad has been appointed as vice president of cement operations and technology (northern Europe). Mr Langvad has worked for Cemex for 19 years and has more than 30 years of experience in the cement industry. With the reorganisation of Cemex in Germany, he has taken over responsibility for cement production in the UK and will continue to be the head of the Northern Europe cement operations. Philip Baynes-Clarke has taken over responsibility as plant director at the Rugby cement plan...

CRH announces non-executive board appointment

19 February 2015, Published under Cement News

CRH announced the co-option to the Board, with effect from 1 March 2015, of Ms. Lucinda Riches as a non-executive Director. Ms Riches (53), a British citizen, is a non-executive director of UK Financial Investments Limited, which manages the UK Government’s investments in financial institutions.  She is a non-executive director of Diverse Income Trust  plc, Graphite Enterprise Trust plc, the British Standards Institution  and a non-executive member of the Partnership Board of King & Wood Ma...

Eastern Province Cement names new chairman, deputy chairman

17 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Saudi-based producer Eastern Province Cement Co (EPC) approved at a meeting on Sunday the appointment of Turki bin Fahd as board chairman. The company also named Abdul Mohsen al-Ruwaishid as deputy board chairman. In a separate statement on Monday, the cement manufacturer announced a 21 per cent YoY increase in net profit to SAR374m (US$99.7m) last year attributed to higher ready-mix concrete sales.

Vulcan Materials adds two new members to its board

17 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials has named Southern Co CEO Thomas A Fanning and former US Secretary of Labor Elaine L Chao to its board of directors. Fanning has been president, CEO and chairman of Southern Co (the parent of Birmingham's Alabama Power Co) since 2010. He also serves as chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and as chairman of the Electric Subsector Coordinating Council. Chao served as the US Secretary of Labor over the 2001-09 period. She has also served as CEO of United Way of Ameri...

KHD appoints new CEO

16 February 2015, Published under Cement News

The Supervisory Board of KHD Humboldt Wedag International AG (KHD) has appointed Johan Cnossen as a member of the Management Board, effective 1 May 2015. Mr Cnossen will serve as KHD chief executive officer, following the resignation of incumbent CEO, Jouni Salo, due to "personal reasons" , the German equipment manufacturer said in a statement on Friday. Mr Cnossen is currently Vice President of Middle East Operations at Jacobs Inc. “As an experienced leader with a proven track record in th...

New appointments at McInnis Cement, Canada

16 February 2015, Published under Cement News

McInnis Cement has announced two new members of its management team for the Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant currently under construction in the Gaspesie region of Canada. Alexandre Rail has been named plant manger plant manager of the new works, with the position effective immediately. "We are pleased with our recruitment of an experienced manager in the heavy industry who shares our values in the areas of health and safety, environment and quality. Alexandre has proven abilities to mobi...

Ash Grove Cement names new VP and CFO

12 February 2015, Published under Cement News

David Meyer joins Ash Grove Cement Co as vice president and chief financial officer Ash Grove Cement Company announced David G Meyer is joining the company as its vice president and chief financial officer in the company’s headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. In his new role, Mr Meyer will direct accounting, treasury, internal audit, tax and information technology functions.   “Dave brings 17 years of corporate finance leadership in strategic planning and capital marke...