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HGH appoints new President

04 February 2021, Published under Cement News

HGH has promoted Vincent Leboucher to President of the HGH Group. Current President, Thierry Campos, retires from the business after 32 years at HGH.  Vincent Leboucher, 40, graduated from the Institut d'Optique Graduate School in 2002 and joined HGH in 2003 as an electro-optics engineer. His rapid progression within the company saw him take on the position of Head of R&D in 2010 and Deputy General Manager in 2018. As Deputy General Manager he led the company alongside Thierry Campos. In...

Breedon appoints Managing Director of GB Contracting

12 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Breedon Group has appointed James Haluch as managing director of its GB Contracting business. He will join in March and will report to the group's chief executive.   Mr Haluch has been MD of Highways & Waste Collections at Amey for the last five years. In all, he has nearly 30 years' experience in the contracting and highway services industry, including senior positions with Mouchel and EM (Kier) Highway Services, where he established and led the strategic highways business.  Pat Ward...

Carbon8 makes new appointment to the Board

27 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Carbon8 Systems has appointed Paul Collins to the Board of Directors. Carbon8 is a UK-based company that invented and owns a process that combines industrial waste and residues with captured CO₂ emissions to produce high-value construction aggregate. Paul joins Carbon8 Systems after 12 years at BWB Group, the multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy. His arrival at Carbon8 Systems, to drive the company’s financial evolution, coincides with the company’s first commer...

FLSmidth appoints regional presidents for Australia and South America

31 August 2020, Published under Cement News

Tamer Eid has been named by FLSmidth as the company's new president for the Australia region, effective 14 September 2020. Over his career, Mr Eid has held various senior executive and technical roles in the mining and oil and gas sectors. He has also led international service businesses that directly supported the production assets of the world’s leading mining and oil and gas companies. Along with his MBA and Mechanical Engineering degree, he brings with him extensive experience within th...

Lafarge Cement appoints new Cookstown plant manager

12 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement (Aggregate Industries) has appointed John Mulgrew as the new plant manager of its renowned Cookstown cement plant in Northern Ireland. Mr Mulgrew succeeds Russell Larmour who, after nearly 40 years with the company, will be retiring. He will report to Barry Hope, executive committee director of cement at Aggregate Industries. Mr Mulgrew has risen through the ranks of the company’s Cookstown cement plant in County Tyrone, which in 2015 became a part of Aggregate Industries UK...

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies appoints Head of New Construction

18 February 2020, Published under Cement News

Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies, a pioneer in low-carbon cement, has announced the appointment of Olivier Lefelle as Head of New Construction. He will oversee the construction of the two new production sites, H2 and H3, in Vendée and the Paris region respectively, each of which will have a capacity of 250,000tpa of low-carbon cement. Julien Blanchard and David Hoffmann, co-founders of Hoffmann Green Cement Technologies, state: "Olivier’s mission will be to oversee the construction of o...

Thatta Cement appoints new CFO

01 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Thatta Cement Co Ltd (THCCL) informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 1 January that Mr Fuad Zakaria Bhuri has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company with effect from 1 January 2020, in place of Mr Shahid Yaqoob. Thatta Cement operates an integrated cement plant with a capacity of 488,250tpa at Thatta in the Sindh Province of Pakistan.

PPC announces new CEO and delays annual results presentation

27 June 2019, Published under Cement News

South Africa’s PPC has appointed Roland van Wijnen as its new CEO after a search that began in November 2018 when Johan Claassen announced he would be retiring from the role. "We are pleased to have secured Roland, a Dutch national, whose listed company experience and exposure to international global best practice will broaden the management practices of PPC. He has a detailed knowledge of the cement sector. He is up-to-speed with our strategic imperatives and will advance the process with...

ZAG International appoint new Managing Director

10 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Daniel Ulestig has been appointed Managing Director, Head of Global Shipping and European Business operations of ZAG International PTE, effective 1 May 2019. Mr Ulestig takes responsibility for all of ZAG's shipping activities around the world as well as leading the company's business interests in Europe. Daniel brings extensive experience in the cement industry, specifically the shipping sector.  He began his career as a trainee at Holcim Trading in Madrid, Spain in 1998. In 2003, he joine...

HCT appoints new CEO after Emir Adigüzel steps down

08 April 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement Trading (HCT) has made management changes following the departures of CEO Emir Adigüzel, and Deputy CEO and General Director Kerim Erben. Emir Adigüzel joined the group in 1989 and became COO HCT in 1996. After the integration of the ITC trading arm Interbulk in 2016, he took over the extended responsibility as CEO HCT. During Emir Adigüzel’s leadership, HCT has expanded from a small trading arm of HeidelbergCement with a turnover of EUR25m in 1996 to one of the leading i...