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Texas Industries announces new chairman of the board, USA

19 June 2013, Published under Cement News

Texas Industries, Inc announced that its Board of Directors has named Tom Ransdell as its Chairman of the Board following the untimely death of Bob Rogers on 11 June 2013. Mr Rogers was the son of the founder of TXI, Ralph Rogers, and was CEO of the company from 1970 until 2004 when he retired. From 2004 until June 11, 2013 he served as Chairman of the Board of TXI. "His foresight to encourage and nurture innovation, creativity and employee empowerment laid a strong foundation that will a...

Oficemen names new president, Spain

15 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Isidoro Miranda, CEO of Lafarge Spain, has been appointed president of Spanish cement association, Oficemen. Mr Miranda replaces José Luis Sáenz de Miera of Cementos Portland Valderrivas, who was appointed in late February following the departure of Juan Bejar, also of Portland Valderrivas. Speaking of the challenges the Spanish cement sector faces in light of the current economic climate, Mr Miranda stated:  "The cement industry is at a critical moment, but our business is critical to...

Ciments Francais names Jean-Paul Meric chairman, France

17 April 2013, Published under Cement News

French cement producer Ciments Francais has promoted deputy director general Jean-Paul Meric to chairman, replacing Yves-Rene Nanot. Mr Nanot has been nominated honorary chairman of the company and will continue as a director, taking part in the work of the board. "The close collaboration established with Yves René Nanot shortly after the acquisition of Ciments Français by Italcementi has enabled one of the greatest industrial successes in  the Europe of the 2000s, recalls Giampiero ...

CRH names five representatives to Cementos Lemona board, Spain

16 April 2013, Published under Cement News

CRH has named five representatives to the board of directors of Spanish cement producer Cementos Lemona. In February, CRH acquired Cementos Lemona in exchange for its 26.4 per cent stake in Cementos Portland Valderrivas. The five new members joined the board after a recent extraordinary shareholders meeting. Minority shareholders will not have representatives on the board. Cementos Lemona has a 1.25Mta cement capacity near Bilbao, Spain, and operates Southern Cement in Ipswich, England.

Eurocement Ukraine appoints director general

01 April 2013, Published under Cement News

Eurocement Ukraine's supervisory board has appointed Oleh Lopatin as director general for a period of one year, the company said in as statement. He will replace Vitalii Horholiuk who has been acting direct general since 9 April 2012. Since 2010, Lopatin has headed the Voronezh affiliate of Moscow-based Eurocement Group (Russia).

Holcim Lanka appoints new CEO, Sri Lanka

26 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Philippe Richart, formally responsible for the readymix concrete business in Holcim Vietnam, has been appointed CEO of Holcim Lanka, effective 1 March 2013. The change of CEO, which was announced in February 2013, was part of a generational change in the company’s leadership. Philippe joined Holcim Group Support in 2004 as a Commercial Project Manager for the Aggregates and Constructions Materials function, working on aggregates market development and performance improvement in various r...

Lucky Cement appoints new CFO

12 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Lucky Cement has appointed Muhammad Faisal to be its chief financial officer. ??He replaces Muhammad Abid Ganatra.

Habesha Cement appoints new chairman, Ethiopia

11 March 2013, Published under Cement News

Habesha Cement of Ethiopia has appointed a new chairman as well as new board members to reflect changes in the company's shareholding. Tamiru Wondimagegn has been appointed as Habesha Cement’s new board chairman replacing Eng Gizaw Teklemariam. Mr Wondimagegn is a lawyer and board member of the cement company. Habesha Cement, which was established in 2010 with 16,000 shareholders, has elected old and new board members for the seats which have recently been reduced from nine to 12, acco...

Former SibCem CEO nominated to return as director, Russia

07 March 2013, Published under Cement News

One of Sibirskiy Cement (SibCem) founders, former President and CEO Andrey Muraviev has been nominated for the holding company's board of birectors, according to the RUXX Index which tracks SibCem said in a statement released yesterday. SibCem shareholders explain their decision to nominate Muraviev by their hope that "the former executive's experience would help the company recover its market share and excellent financial performance." SibCem is a major Russian cement producer, with asse...

Holcim (US) names Filiberto Ruiz President and CEO

07 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Holcim US has named Filiberto Ruiz as the company's president and chief executive officer. Ruiz's appointment also includes serving as president and chief executive officer of Aggregate Industries US, a Holcim Group Company. Additionally, Bernard Terver, currently a member of the Holcim Ltd Executive Committee, formerly president and chief executive officer of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US, has been named chairman of the board. "As we look to the future, it is clear that Filibert...