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Lafarge appoints President and CEOs for Canadian operations

09 April 2012, Published under Cement News

René Thibault and Bob Cartmel have been appointed by the Lafarge Group as its senior leaders for all markets and product lines in Canada. Mr. Thibault will oversee the four western provinces and three territories as well as the Pacific Northwest and Dakotas in the US. M. Cartmel will oversee the six eastern provinces.   Mr Thibault has over 20 years of experience with Lafarge spanning Canada and including an assignment at Group headquarters in Paris, France. He has an Engineering degree from...

PPC chief executive to step down at year-end, South Africa

28 March 2012, Published under Cement News

The chief executive officer of South Africa’s Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), Paul Stuiver, says he will stay on until the end of the to see the recruitment process for his successor through as his three year contract comes to an end. PPC is seeking a replacement for Mr Stuiver whose contract agreement ends in May. Mr Stuiver has agreed to stay on until year-end to allow for the completion of “critical commercial projects and for the recruitment process,” South Africa’s Business Daily rep...

FLSmidth to appoint new Group Executive Vice President

23 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Carsten R Lund will be appointed new Group Executive Vice President of FLSmidth & Co and member of the Group Executive Management in July 2012, when Mr Christian Jepsen resigns to join Alcoa, one of FLSmidth's global mining customers.   Carsten Lund will be heading the new global Bulk Materials Division that was formed as part of the new FLSmidth Group structure announced on 21 February 2012 and will be relocating from the head offices in Denmark to the global technology centre for material ...

Lamarche to be named on Lafarge's board

20 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Gerard Lamarche, managing director of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, will be named on the board of French cement maker Lafarge. He will replace Thierry de Rudder. Lamarche, 50, graduated from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium. He also completed the advanced management programme at the INSEAD Business School. Abstracted from an original article in Le Figaro.

Holcim proposes new member of the board of directors

12 March 2012, Published under Cement News

Holcim's Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting (scheduled 17 April 2012) that Prof Dr Ing Wolfgang Reitzle be elected to the Board. Wolfgang Reitzle, 63, German citizen, studied engineering and economics at the Technical University of Munich and holds a degree and a PhD in mechanical engineering.  From 1976-1999 he worked for car manufacturer BMW, where in 1987 he was appointed regular member of the Executive Board, responsible for research and development. In 1999, ...

Buzzi Unicem appoints new director, Italy

09 March 2012, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Buzzi Unicem appointed Prof. Ester Faia as independent director, to replace Prof. Elsa Fornero who resigned in November 2011 to take up office as the Minister of Welfare.

Grasim appoints managing director, India

08 March 2012, Published under Cement News

The Aditya Birla Group of India on Tuesday appointed KK Maheshwari as managing director of Grasim Industries as the company prepares to grow its businesses in India and overseas. Maheshwari, who has been whole-time director of Grasim until now will assume charge as MD immediately, a post created for the first time in the history of the 65 year old company. "The Grasim board decided to have a managing director to assist the chairman in implementing growth plans for the company," Maheshwari ...

CRH announces non-executive Board appointment

23 February 2012, Published under Cement News

The Board of CRH plc is pleased to announce the co-option to the Board of Ms. Heather Ann McSharry as a non-executive Director. Ms. McSharry (50) is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bank of Ireland Pension Fund and is a director of Ergonomics Solutions International, IDA Ireland and the Institute of Directors. She is a former Managing Director of Reckitt Benckiser and Boots Healthcare in Ireland and was previously a director of Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. She holds a Ba...

CRH announces appointment of chairman designate

22 February 2012, Published under Cement News

The Board of CRH today appointed Mr. Nicky Hartery as Chairman Designate, to succeed the present Chairman, Mr. Kieran McGowan. Mr. McGowan, who has been Chairman since May 2007 and a Board member since 1998, will retire after the Company’s Annual General Meeting, which is scheduled for 9th May 2012. Mr. Hartery (60) who joined the Board of CRH in 2004, was Vice President of Manufacturing and Business Operations for Dell Inc.’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operations from 2000 to ...

CRH announces US management changes

21 February 2012, Published under Cement News

CRH has announced a number of changes within its management team in the USA, effective as of 20 February 2012. The appointments are as follows: Doug Black (47), currently Chief Executive of CRH's Americas Materials Division, is appointed to the newly created position of President and Chief Operating Officer, Oldcastle, Inc. (the holding company for CRH's operations in the Americas) and will report to Mark Towe, CEO of Oldcastle.  Randy Lake (46) will succeed Doug as CEO of Americas Mate...