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Cementos Portland Valderrivas appoints new executive chairman

17 February 2012, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Cementos Portland Valderrivas, Spain’s largest cement producer, has approved the appointment of Juan Béjar Ochoa as executive chairman of the group. Mr Béjar will continue as executive chairman of Globalvia, a 50:50 joint venture between Bankia and FCC. Previously, he was chairman of Citigroup Infrastructure Management, Citigroup's subsidiary responsible for infrastructure asset management, where he raised US$3.4bn for investment in the sector and the subsequent ma...

Lafarge Jordan appoints New CEO

16 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Group announced the appointment of Toufic Ahmed Tabbara as CEO for Lafarge Jordan, both Cement and Concrete. Tabbara will take on his new position in February 2012, after having assumed a number of positions across Lafarge Group in several countries. “I am very pleased with my new responsibilities as CEO and I hope to carry forward Lafarge Jordan’s longstanding history in contributing to the economy, community and society at large. I am very eager to support the Company in leverag...

Shree Digvijay Cement Company appoints director, India

06 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Shree Digvijay Cement Company has appointed Luis Miguel Da Ponte Alves Fernandes, Antonio Carlos Custodio Do Morais Varela, as additional directors of the company with effect from 2 February 2012. Relieved Chain Singh Jasol from the office of the whole-time director of the company with effect from February 02, 2012. Jasol will continue to work with the company as vice president (Personnel, Admn and Mines).

New Lafarge Romania CEO

02 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge’s Romania unit has announced that Sonia Artinian has been appointed its country CEO as of 1 January 2012. Ms Artinian is responsible for Lafarge’s cement, aggregates and concrete business in Romania, Lafarge Romania said in a press release on Tuesday. Ms Artinian has worked for Lafarge since 2008. She replaces Philippe Questiaux, who had managed Lafarge’s cement activity in Romania for 10 years, the company added.

Eurocement appointment, Russia

02 February 2012, Published under Cement News

Vladimir Petrov has been appointed as General Director of Pikalevskiy Cement, a part of Eurocement Group of Russia. Pikalevskiy Cement operates in the Leningrad region.

CMA announces Muthiah as new head, India

26 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Mr MAMR Muthiah, managing director of Chettinad Cement Corporation has been announced as the new president of the Cement Manufacturers Association of India at its 50th annual meeting, according to a press release.

Lafarge Malayan Cement announces new appointments

25 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Malayan Cement Bhd had appointed British national Bradley Peter Mulroney as its president and chief executive officer and Malaysian Chen Theng Aik as  executive director. Bradley Peter, 49, had initially started off his career with Redland Plc, which was acquired by Lafarge in 1996, and then became general manager. Chen, 45, was previously senior vice-president, finance and chief financial officer.

Cementos Portland announces two board members, Spain

13 January 2012, Published under Cement News

Spanish cement producer Cementos Portland Valderrivas has approved the nominations of Juan Bejar and Jose Manuel Burgos as board members. They will replace Rafael Martinez-Ynzenga Canovas del Castillo and Feliciano Fuster. Juan Bejar currently occupies the post of executive chairman at domestic motorway operator Globalvia. Jose Manuel Burgos, in turn, is a vice-chairman at real estate firm GMP.