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New member of FLSmidth Group Executive Management

10 January 2014, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth announced that Eric Thomas Poupier has been appointed to a newly created position in Group Executive Management as Group Executive Vice President, Business Development and will take up his new position 15 January 2014.   Eric Thomas Poupier, age 37, is a French citizen and has since 2011 been a Manager at Bain & Company in Stockholm managing projects for Nordic clients. From 2007 to 2011 Eric Poupier was a consultant for Bain & Company in Stockholm specialised in reorganisation, gro...

UltraTech director elected as new CMA president

10 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Mr OP Puranmalka, Ultratech Cements whole-time director, has been elected as the new president of the Cement Manufacturers' Association (CMA) of India for the 2013-14 term. Mr Puranmalka will replace MAMR Muthiah of Chettinad Cement, CMA said in a release today. JK Lakshmi Cement whole-time director, Shailendra Chouksey, has been elected as the Vice-President of the 51-year old industry body. Speaking at the CMA's 52nd AGM, Mr Puranmalka raised concerns over the lag in the industry,...

New appointments at Buzzi Unicem USA

09 January 2014, Published under Cement News

David Nepereny has been elected as chairman of the board  for Buzzi Unicem USA, effective 1 January 2014. Mr Nepereny will continue as president and CEO of the company until 30 April 2014, at which time he will relinquish this position.  He has served as president and CEO for 24 years, and  will continue as executive chairman. On 1 May 2014, Massimo Toso will be appointed president and CEO of Buzzi Unicem USA. At the same time, Toso will be appointed CEO of Alamo Cement Company and its...

Saigol appointed chairman of Maple Leaf Cement

06 January 2014, Published under Cement News

Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd (MLCFL) has appointed Tariq Saeed Saigol as chairman of the company for a term of three years. Company secretary Muhammad Ashraf on Friday announced that MLCFL's board of directors confirmed the appointment, effective 1 January 2014.

Chief executive succession at CRH

02 January 2014, Published under Cement News

CRH plc confirms that Albert Manifold has succeeded Myles Lee as group chief executive, effective 1 January 2014.  Mr Lee has retired after 32 years with the group including five years as finance director and five years as chief executive. Commenting on the announcement, CRH chairman Nicky Hartery said: “We wish Myles well in his retirement and thank him sincerely for his outstanding contribution to CRH over 32 years of service, and for his excellent stewardship of CRH through the recent...

Pikalevskiy Cement registers strong rise in monthly output, Russia

24 December 2013, Published under Cement News

JSC Pikalevskiy Cement, part of the Eurocement Group, has reported strong increases in cement and clinker output during November. The company produced 135,100t of cement and 128,200t of clinker, an advance of 34.9 and 48.6 per cent, respectively, on the same month of the previous year. Sales also increased by 31.2 per cent YoY in November 2013 to 130,180t. The company highlighted that there has also been a 15 per cent increase in the amount of CEM I/A-Sh 32.5 B and PTs 500 DO N cement type...

Adelaide Brighton CEO to retire, Australia

18 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Mark Chellew, managing director and CEO of Adelaide Brighton, is to retire following the company's AGM in May 2014 and be replaced by Martin Brydon, Adelaide Brighton’s current executive general manager Cement and Lime division. Chairman, Mr Les Hosking, paid tribute to Mr. Chellew, saying: "Over nearly 13 years in charge of Adelaide Brighton, Mark has been one of the most successful ASX listed company Chief Executives and generated significant value for our shareholders. “This is reflecte...

Savannah Cement appoints CEO, Kenya

09 December 2013, Published under Cement News

Savannah Cement, one of Kenya's newest market entrants, has Ronald Ndegwa as its first chief executive. The company operates a 1.5Mta cement works in Athi River which was commissioned in July last year.  Without a permanent CEO in place, the company has been undertaking an extensive search to find a suitable business leader to take the helm. Mr Ndeta has previously served as the Director of Supply Chain at Tata Chemicals Magadi. Prior to joining Tata Chemicals Magadi, Ndegwa had previously ...

Industry appointments at Ambuja and ACC

06 December 2013, Published under Cement News

The Holcim Group has appointed Bernard Trever has an additional director on the board of Ambuja Cements Ltd. Mr Trever has over 35 years of experience in the cement business and has been part of Holcim Ltd since 1994 where he has held senior positions including that of Chief Executive Officer of Holcim Colombia and Holcim US. Meanwhile, ACC's chief executive and managing director Kuldip Kaura has received a one-year extension in his current position till December, 2014. "We wish to inform ...

UltraTech Cement appoints independent director

05 December 2013, Published under Cement News

India’s largest cement producer UltraTech Cement said its board of directors has appointed Arun Adhikari as additional director (Independent) to the board, effective 3 December 2013. Adhikari is an alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.