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Senior appointments at Orient Cement, India

08 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement’s board of directors has appointed Rahul Deshmukh as chief operating officer at a meeting held on 7 August 2014. Meanwhile, Sushil Gupta has been named chief financial officer of the company. SK Pandey has also been appointed Plant Head of Orient's Devapur cement works.

Zarkalis takes the helm at Titan America, USA

04 August 2014, Published under Cement News

Titan America has announced that Bill Zarkalis will serve as company CEO effective 1 August 2014. Mr Zarkalis joins from parent organisation Titan Cement SA, where he served as Group Chief Financial Officer since 2010 and Executive Director of Business Development and Strategic Planning prior to that. "It was a great learning opportunity and a privilege to take a detour from a long career in business management roles and serve Titan as the Group Chief Financial Officer and I'm now thrilled ...

Holcim (Russia) new CEO appointed

24 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Guillermo Brusco has been appointed CEO of Holcim (Russia), effective 1 July 2014. He replaces Gustavo Navarro.  Mr Brusco’s responsibility will cover the strategic development of Holcim Group companies in Russia. He started his career within the Holcim Group in 1988 holding various positions in Venezuela, US and Italy. Starting in 2003 he served as plant manager of the Ramos Arizpe plant in Mexico, and has also held the position of Operations Vice President of Holcim (Argentina).

Vecoplan names Eschenhorst VP of cement unit

23 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Uwe Eschenhorst has been named VP – Cement Business Unit at Vecoplan LLC.   Eschenhorst joined Vecoplan in 2012 as vice president of its Alternative Fuels and Energy Competency Center. Prior to that he was environmental services manager at Polysius Corp USA, working with the cement and minerals industries. While at Polysius, he directed the design, engineering, construction, and implementation of large systems and entire plants that incorporated the use of alternative fuels as an integral c...

Change of Country CEO at Lafarge South Africa

17 July 2014, Published under Cement News

Lafarge South Africa has announced that Kenneth MacLean has been appointed Country CEO, replacing Thierry Legrand who has taken up a new position at the Lafarge’s headquarters in Paris. After being with Lafarge South Africa for five years. Mr Legrand’s is taking up the role of Senior Vice President (SVP) of Transformation and Acceleration. In his new position Mr Legrand, who has been with Lafarge for 20 years, will focus on developing innovation within the group. Mr MacLean started with th...

Dirk Hoke appointed CEO of Siemens Large Drives Business Unit

03 July 2014, Published under Cement News

On July 1, 2014, Dirk Hoke took over as CEO of the Large Drives Business Unit of the Siemens Drive Technologies Division. The 45-year-old graduate engineer joined Siemens in 1996 and started his career at Transportation Systems Division. Subsequently, Hoke held management posts in rail electrification, traction technology and power supplies at Siemens locations in Germany and other countries. After serving for several years as CEO of Siemens’ Cluster Africa and Siemens Morocco, in 2011...

Podilskiy Cement names new chief executive officer, Ukraine

27 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Ukrainian cement producer Podilskiy Cement has appointed Sviatoslav Kozlenko as chief executive officer, replacing Semen Darchuk. In addition, the supervisory board has elected Maryna Mykhodinova as a member of the management board. Owned by Ireland-based building materials group CRH, the JSC Podilsky Cement plant is located at Kamyanets-Podilsky in western Ukraine.

Bamburi Cement names new CEO

26 June 2014, Published under Cement News

Bamburi Cement, part of the Lafarge group, has announced the appointment of Bruno Pescheux as chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective 21 July 2014. Mr Pescheux previously held the position of CEO of Lafarge Syria. He takes over from Hussein Mansi who has been Bamburi Cement’s CEO over the past five years.

New ACC chief executive officer appointed

12 June 2014, Published under Cement News

ACC Ltd, part of the Holcim group, said on Wednesday that it had appointed Harish Badami as the chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director (MD) of the company. In a statement filed to the exchanges, the company said Mr Badami will take over from Kuldip Kaura, the incumbent CEO and MD, as of 13 August 2014 for a period of five years. ACC is India's second-largest cement producer.

HeidelbergCement India announces appointment of chief operating officer

06 June 2014, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement India Ltd has informed Bombay Stock Exchange that Jamshed Naval Cooper, director (Sales & Marketing) of HeidelbergCement India Limited (HCIL) has taken over the position as chief operating officer of the company, reporting to Ashish Guha with effect from 4 June 2014. Cementrum I B.V. of Netherlands, the holding company of HCIL, has proposed the appointment of Mr Cooper as managing director of the company with effect from 1 July 2014, subject to the approval of Nomination & ...