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Walter Schalka to step down as Votorantim Cimentos CEO, Brazil

31 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Walter Schalka has resigned his position as CEO of Brazilian market leader Votorantim Cimentos after seven years at the helm. Mr Schalka will leave step down at the end of November and Paulo Henrique de Oliveira Santos, director of business development at Votorantim Industrial, will temporarily chair the company. Speaking of his time at the company, he thanked the executive board of Votorantim Cimentos who "always supported me, allocating resources to implement the further growth of the co...

Ash Grove announces two company promotions, USA

31 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement Company announced promotions in its sales leadership teams, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Charlie Sunderland announced. The promotions are effective 1 January 2013. Ernie Peterson is promoted to vice president of sales - Midwest and will report to Charlie Sunderland. Peterson has been with Ash Grove 15 years, including the last five years as regional sales manager in Ash Grove’s Omaha, Neb. His direct reports include three sales offices covering six st...

Trinidad Cement appoints new director

26 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Trinidad Cement has appointed Mr Alejando Alberto Ramirez as a Director. The effective date is October 12, 2012.

Dr Strohmeyer returns to Loesche, Germany

15 October 2012, Published under Cement News

One year after leaving, Dr. Daniel Strohmeyer has re-joined Loesche GmbH and has taken over the position as Head of Process Technology (PT) at Loesche GmbH starting September 2012.

Lafarge appoints director of R&D

15 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Carlos Espina has been appointed as Director of Research and Development of the Lafarge Group, with effect from 1 Octbober 2012. Mr Espina was formerly Chief Executive Officer, ArcelorMittal Méditerranée, a position he had held since July 2009. He began his career in the United Kingdom as a Researcher at AEA Technology. In 1995 he joined the R&D Centre of Aceralia Corporación Siderúrgica as Manager of the Product Applications Engineering Department, before becoming Vice President of Intel...

PPC appoints Ketso Gordhan as CEO, South Africa

12 October 2012, Published under Cement News

The board of directors of PPC has announced the appointment of Mr Ketso Gordhan to the Board as Chief Executive Officer Designate from 1 November 2012. He will succeed Mr. Paul Stuiver as Chief executive Officer from 1 January 2013. PPC Group Chairman, Bheki Sibiya, commented: "While earlier this year we extended the time frame to finalise the process for appointing the new CEO we believe it was very worthwhile as we are delighted now to appoint Ketso as the next CEO. My PPC colleagues an...

APCMA re-elects Aizaz Mansoor as chairman

10 October 2012, Published under Cement News

The All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) has re-elected Aizaz Mansoor Sheikh unanimously as Chairman of APCMA in its Annual General Meeting held at APCMA Secretariat, Lahore. According to an announcement issued by the APCMA here on Tuesday Sayeed Tariq Saigol of Maple Leaf Cement Factory Limited and Muhammad Ali Tabba of Lucky Cement Limited were also unanimously re-elected as Vice Chairmen of the Association. Aizaz Mansoor Sheikh of Kohat Cement Company Limited has serve...

EAPCC announces new strategy, Kenya

01 October 2012, Published under Cement News

East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) of Kenya has announced the appointment of two  management positions and revamp its strategy implementation and operations as it aims to increase efficiency. EAPCC has appointed two managers to head its production and human resources departments. Former Bamburi Cement and Athi River Mining employee Engineer Charles Charo is the new Head of Production Operations. Charo has 25 years of experience in cement manufacturing while John Ole Kimanjoi has...

A TEC GRECO announces new managing director, Austria

19 September 2012, Published under Cement News

A TEC GRECO has announced the appointment of Ulrich Kuegler as Managing Director – COO (Chief Operating Officer), effective August 2012. Mr Kuegler, former Corporate Project Execution & General Coordination Manager of Loesche GmbH (Germany) will bring his extensive senior management experience to the Austrian pyroprocess specialist A TEC GRECO, the company said in a statement. Mr Kuegler will work closely together with the senior management team CEO Guenther Schwaiger and CTO Friedrich W...

Boral announces new CEO, Australia

18 September 2012, Published under Cement News

Mike Kane has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Boral Limited, effective 1 October 2012. Mike Kane will replace Ross Batstone who became Boral’s Chief Executive Officer in May 2012 when Mark Selway stood down from the role. At that time the Board commenced a comprehensive international search for a new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Kane joined Boral in February 2010 in the role of President Boral USA. He has spent the past two and half years significantly realig...