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Strabag announces new CEO

28 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Contractor Strabag has announced that Thomas Britel will become CEO in 2014 as part of the group’s restructuring of its management board and organisation. Hans Peter Haselsteiner is resigning as CEO, with current management board member Mr Birtel his appointed successor due to take the helm in June 2014. Deputy CEO Fritz Oberlerchner will also resign from the management board effective 30 June, 2012. He will then lead a task force which will evaluate Strabag's organsiational and strate...

Heracles General Cement appoints Non Executive Director

28 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Heracles General Cement Company of Greece has appointed Manolis Chris Kyprianides as a Non Executive Director. The effective date is 22 June 2012.

Change in Executive Board of Gebr Pfeiffer SE

20 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Otto Jung is to retire on 20 June 2012 after nearly 40 years with Gebr Pfeiffer SE. Robert Schnatz will take over Mr Jung’s technical responsibilities on the Executive Board. Otto Jung started his career as a development and project engineer. In 1988 he became head of the projects & sales department and order processing. In 1996 he was appointed to the Executive Board of Gebr. Pfeiffer SE, a position he held for 16 years. During this time, the new MVR mill with MultiDrive® for high capac...

ContiTech buys British special-purpose belt company, UK

19 June 2012, Published under Cement News

ContiTech has strengthened its industrial business in specialised conveyor belts by purchasing Specialised Belting Supplies Ltd, Thetford, UK. This British company has been in the market since 1984 and, with 50 employees, produces primarily steep-angle conveyor belts for the transport of bulk materials including ore, coal or gravel. “The purchase of this profitable and established company is strategically important and opens additional opportunities for us in the growing worldwide market ...

ANH Refractories appoints senior engineer to target Euro cement market

19 June 2012, Published under Cement News

ANH Refractories, based in North West UK, has hired Senior Refractory Engineer Stefan Frank to drive export sales across Europe. He has been charged with kickstarting a new campaign to increase ANH’s profile and drive sales in emerging cement markets in countries including Turkey, Ukraine and Italy. The American owned firm, which has a US turnover of $550m, delivers refractory solutions, services and products to many industries including aluminium, petrochemical, power, incineration, mine...

American Starlinger-Sahm appoints new VP

18 June 2012, Published under Cement News

Alfred Rak has joined American Starlinger-Sahm, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Starlinger & Co GmbH of Austria as Vice President of Sales as of 1 March 2012. In his new position, Alfred Rak oversees the entire Starlinger product portfolio for the US and Canadian market. He has over 30 years of experience in international sales and trade an his previous positions have been President and CEO of KEIFEL Technologies Inc, sales and service organisation for European made machinery for KEIFEL and Br...

New managing director for Al Khalij Cement, Qatar

06 June 2012, Published under Cement News

The Qatari Investors Group has appointed Faisal Abdulla al-Mana as the managing director of its subsidiary Al Khalij Cement Company. Al-Mana was elected as member of the board of directors of the group in 2011. He is also the vice chairman of Redco Construction Company since 2004.

Lafarge appoints new India CEO

23 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Martin Kriegner has been appointed CEO of Lafarge India with responsibility for all of Lafarge's cement, aggregates and concrete activities in the country, as part of the company’s group-wide reorganisation programme.  "I am happy to return to India as Country CEO, at a time when the construction sector is evolving quickly in the country. By combining all of our activities together, we will be able to support this evolution by offering integrated and innovative solutions at an earlier sta...

Lafarge appoints new US CEO

22 May 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has appointed John Stull as president and CEO, United States, putting him in charge of all aggregate, cement and concrete operations in the United States. The appointment now brings these Lafarge business lines in the United States together under a single leader, which the company said will focus its delivery on sustainable solutions to the construction industry. Stull has more than 20 years of experience with the Lafarge Group, including assignments in the United States and Pa...

UltraTech Cement appoints additional director, India

18 April 2012, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement’s board of directors have appointed M Damodaran as an additional director (independent) with effect from 16 April 2012, the company said in a statement to the Bombay Stock Exchange.