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Lafarge Africa appoints two directors

04 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Africa Plc has appointed Adepeju Adebajo and Anders Kristiansson to the board of the company, as disclosed in a statement issued by the company to the Nigerian bourse. Lafarge Africa said Mrs Adebajo is currently managing director of the WAPCO Operations, prior to which she served as CEO and MD at Mouka Ltd. ‘’She was already the CEO, UTC Nigeria Plc, where she successfully turned the business around,’’ the company said. It added that Adebajo previously headed strategic planning, br...

Ashaka Cement appoints new CFO, Nigeria

03 November 2014, Published under Cement News

Ashaka Cement Plc announced Bruno Bayet as new Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the company. In a statement to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the Nigeria-based cement producer said Mr Bayet was appointed following the resignation of Yusuf Lamuwa. The position is effective as of 1 September 2014.

UltraTech Cement appoints two additional independent directors

14 October 2014, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement Ltd, India's largest cement producer, on Monday said it has appointed Renuka Ramnath and Sukanya Kripalu as additional independent directors on its board. The appointments are effective as of 11 October 2014, the Adity Birla Group company said in a filing to the exchanges. Ramnath is the founder of Mutliples, a US$400m private equity fund, and is a former managing director and chief executive officer of ICICI Venture. Kripalu is director at Sukanya Consulting and was the ...

Senior appointments at Gujarat Sidhee Cement, India

07 October 2014, Published under Cement News

VR Mohnot has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary of Gujarat Sidhee Cement effective 1 October 2014. In addition,. Anupama Pai has been named Compliance Officer, the company said in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Eagle Materials appoints Beckwitt to Board of Directors

24 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials announced that it has appointed Richard Beckwitt to its Board of Directors. Mr Beckwitt is President of Lennar Corporation, where he has worked for eight years. Prior to his work with Lennar, Mr Beckwitt held various executive officer positions at DR Horton, including President. "Rick brings a wealth of experience in the homebuilding business to the Eagle Board along with superb operational and financial talents," said Eagle's Chairman...

Senior appointments at Star Ferro and Cement Ltd

23 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Star Ferro and Cement Ltd has appointed Sanjay Kumar Gupta as chief executive officer, effective 20 September 2014. Dilip Kumar Agarwal has been appointed chief financial officer, also effective 20 September 2014.

Bruno Roux appointed President and CEO for Lafarge Eastern Canada

18 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Bruno Roux has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for the Eastern Canada business unit of Lafarge Canada Inc. In his new role, Mr Roux will serve as Lafarge's senior leader for all market areas and product lines in Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic provinces. Mr Roux will also join the Board of Directors of Lafarge Canada Inc. Mr Roux's responsibilities include all operational, sales, marketing and functional elements of the cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete prod...

Ash Resources’ new Commercial Manager, South Africa

12 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Ash Resources, South Africa’s leading manufacturer and supplier of fly ash products, has appointed Nicola Viljoen as its new Commercial Manager with effect from 1 September 2014. In her previous role as Senior Purchasing Manager for Lafarge Gypsum, she is credited with transforming the company’s complex purchasing and contracting function, which handles the multiplicity of specialised products and systems in the building interior fitting business.

Ash Grove announces new president and COO

18 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement Company’s board of directors announced the promotion of J Randall Vance to president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Vance, who served three years as senior vice president of administration and chief financial officer, assumes responsibility for manufacturing and sales of the company’s cement operations, as well as continuing to lead its finance, accounting, risk management, information technology and human resources departments. “Since joining Ash Grov...

Badami takes up role of ACC chief executive officer and MD

14 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Harish Badami yesterday assumed the role of CEO and managing director of India’s second-largest cement producer, ACC. "Harish Badami has taken over as CEO & MD from August 13 2014 and Kuldip Kaura has demitted office as CEO & MD from the said date," the Holcim group company said in a statement. The Board had approved Badami’s appointment in June. Prior to joining ACC on 1 August 2014, Badami had served as managing director of Celanese India. He also held the positions of president and MD...