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Lafarge Pakistan appoints new CEO

06 February 2013, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Pakistan Cement has appointed Amr Ali Reda as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for a term of three years, the company informed the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The changes at the top were made through an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders on 21 January 2013. Mr Reda has held many senior positions in various multinational companies. Prior to joining Lafarge Pakistan, he was the regional business controller of Lafarge Middle East and Pakistan and has served as a membe...

Nuh Cimento appoints general manager, Turkey

31 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Hayrettin Sener, factory director of Turkey-based cement producer Nuh Cimento company, has been appointed General Manager as of 1 January 2013.

Cargotec appoints new president and CEO

29 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Cargotec's Board of Directors has appointed Mr Mika Vehviläinen, as its new President and CEO. Mr Vehviläinen will start at Cargotec on 1 March 2013. Tapio Hakakari, Cargotec's Vice Chairman of the Board, will continue as the interim President and CEO until 28 February 2013. Mr Vehviläinen is currently the President and CEO of Finnair Plc. Previously he has held senior leadership positions at Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia, and has worked in logistics and service development duties i...

Dr Ahmed Zugail returns to Yanbu Cement, Saudi Arabia

23 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Saudi-Arabia based Yanbu Cement Company (YCC) has announced that Dr Ahmed A Zugail has taken up his position as new Director General/CEO, effective 1 September 2012. Dr Zugail succeeds Dr Saud Islam following his recent retirement. Dr Zugail, a Mining Engineer with a doctorate in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines, USA, joins YCC with a rich experience in the cement industry. His previous role was as President/CEO of Najran Cement for six years. The new position at YCC...

Algeria’s Oggaz plant hits production record

21 January 2013, Published under Cement News

The Lafarge-owned Oggaz cement plant, in Mascara, Algeria, achieved a new production and sales record for grey cement in 2012. Meanwhile, increased output of white cement reduced imports of the product by nearly one-third. In 2012, around 3.1Mt of grey cement left the factory gates, according to the company. Lafarge Algeria CEO, Luc Callebat, said: “The Oggaz plant is only five years old but managed to reach the historical result of 3.1Mt of grey cement sold in 2012. It is the countr...

Boral announces further job cuts in new restructuring plan

17 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Building materials major Boral has announced a further round of job cuts, predominantly across its Australian operations, following a 100-day review of the company by its chief executive Mike Kane . The company is to cut 700 functional, operational support and managerial positions jobs in Australia. Of those 700, some 200 have already occurred in late 2012, with the majority of redundancies expected to be completed by March 2013.  New South Wales is to bear the brunt of the cuts, accou...

PCA appoints Ed Sullivan as Vice President, USA

14 January 2013, Published under Cement News

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has appointed Edward Sullivan as group vice president in addition to his role as chief economist. Sullivan will oversee the activities of the Association's communications, research and technical services, and market development divisions, as well as his current role as the head of market intelligence. Since joining the PCA in 2002, Sullivan has been lauded numerous times by the Chicago Federal Reserve for his forecast accuracy.  In 2007 Concrete Co...

HeidelbergCement Ukraine appoints board chairman

11 January 2013, Published under Cement News

The supervisory board of HeidelbergCement Ukraine has appointed Tide Silvio as the company's board chairman on 9 January, the company said in the press-release. Silvio has been elected to chair the board for three years. He had previously been a HeidelbergCement manager in Northern Russia.

Anglo American appoints Mark Cutifani as Chief Executive

09 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Anglo American plc announces the appointment of Mark Cutifani as Chief Executive, with effect from 3 April 2013. Mark Cutifani has been Chief Executive Officer of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd, the South Africa-based gold producer, since 2007 and has led the successful restructuring and development of its business, which includes operations in 10 countries on four continents. Anglo American’s current Chief Executive, Cynthia Carroll, will step down from the Board at the Company’s Annual Genera...

Cimpor announces members of board of directors, Portugal

07 January 2013, Published under Cement News

Cimpor announced that Luiz Roberto Ortiz Nascimento and André Pires Oliveira Dias have been appointed members of the Board of Directors, following the resignation of Erik Madsen and Walter Schalka.