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Carthage Cement appoints new Board member, Tunisia

17 March 2014, Published under Cement News

During Carthage Cement’s Annual General Meeting of Thursday, 13 March, Kais Jamaia was appointed as a new Board member, representing the Tunisian government. Mr Jamaia was previously a member of the General Audit Office. Since entering production last November, Carthage Cement has produced 66,599t of cement. "The rate of production is maintained between 7000tpd and 7500tpd of clinker," Riadh Ben Khalifa, CEO of Carthage Cement, said. Mr Khalifa  added that he expects the impact of withdra...

Lafarge Moldova appoints new director

14 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Nicolas Valdinoci has been announced as the new director of Lafarge Moldova, replacing Louis de Sambucy who is moving to Lafarge Algeria. Mr Valdinoci has been at Lafarge since 2007. For three years he worked in the company’s department of strategy and in 2010 he became the financial director of the concrete and aggregates division of Lafarge Algeria. In 2012, he was appointed the deputy director of sales at Lafarge Algeria. Lafarge holds a 95.31 per cent stake in Lafarge Ciment (Moldova)....

TCMB elects new chairman

11 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Mehmet Göçmen has been elected chairman of the Turkish Cement Manufacturers Association (TÇMB) by board members at the 56th General Assembly meeting last month. Mr Göçmen is currently Sabanci Holding Cement Group President. He has previously held positions at Akcansa and Lafarge. Mr Göçmen replaces Mustafa Güçlü who has served as TÇMB chairman since 2011. Mehmet Göçmen elected as TÇMB chairman The TÇMB, which represents 68 domestic cement plants comprising 49 integrated wor...

Guy Sidos appointed chairman of Vicat Group

07 March 2014, Published under Cement News

Jacques Merceron-Vicat, chairman of the Vicat Group has appointed current CEO, Guy Sidos, chairman in addition to his position as CEO. The board also appointed Jacques Merceron-Vicat honorary chairman.

Holcim to propose Wolfgang Reitzle to take over as chairman

26 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Holcim's board of directors will propose to the annual general meeting on 29 April 2014 the election of Wolfgang Reitzle as the company's new chairman, to succeed Rolf Soiron. Mr Soiron has been the chairman for the past 11 years and a member of the board of directors for 20 years. The board of directors of Holcim Ltd will also nominate Jürg Oleas for election as a new board member at the April AGM. Jürg Oleas (56) is the CEO of GEA Group AG, a Dusseldorf-based mechanical engineering comp...

CRH appoints non-executive director, Ireland

21 February 2014, Published under Cement News

The board of CRH plc announced the co-option to the board of Henk Rottinghuis as a non-executive director. Mr Rottinghuis (58), a Dutch citizen, has a background in distribution, wholesale and logistics.  He was until 2010 CEO at Pon Holdings BV, a large, privately held international company which is focused on the supply and distribution of passenger cars and trucks, and equipment for the construction and marine sectors. He is currently chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stork Technical...

Scheuer elected chairman of HeidelbergCement Bangladesh

13 February 2014, Published under Cement News

Albert Scheuer has been elected chairman of HeidelbergCement Bangladesh at the company's board meeting, it said in a statement yesterday. Scheuer is currently member of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement and in charge of the Asia-Pacific Group area and worldwide coordination of Heidelberg Technology Center. After joining HeidelbergCement in 1992, Dr Scheuer took on various positions at the Leimen cement plant and Heidelberg Technology Center. From 1998- 2005, he was in charge o...

PCA names Anderson VP of public affairs, USA

12 February 2014, Published under Cement News

The PCA has named Mark J Anderson group vice president of public affairs, effective 17 February 2014. He will be the key PCA government affairs representative, responsible for the overall direction and execution of legislative and regulatory initiatives in support of the association’s advocacy and promotion. “Mark will take the lead in shepherding the association’s legislative and regulatory efforts and in developing key policies and strategies,” Gregory M Scott, PCA president and CEO sai...

Holcim Romania appoints new director general

29 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Francois Petry has been appointed director general of Holcim Romania, effective 1 February 2014, replacing Daniel Bach. Bach has recently been appointed Area Manager for southeast Asia and will be responsible for Holcim subsidiaries in Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, Holcim Romania said in a statement. “Romania is one of the most important markets of Holcim Group in Europe, with significant growth potential [...] It’s not going to be an easy job, as the e...

National Cement Co elects James E Rotch chairman of the Board, USA

28 January 2014, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of National Cement Company, Inc, a subsidiary of the Vicat Group, has elected James E Rotch of Birmingham, Ala, as chairman of the Board of National Cement Company, Inc.  Mr Rotch will continue in the practice of corporate law with the firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, a regional law firm with offices throughout the Southeast, including Birmingham, Alabama, in addition to his duties as Chairman of the Board. National Cement's operations include cement produc...