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Christian Knell elected new president of VDZ

24 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Christian Knell named new president of VDZ Christian Knell, general manager of HeidelbergCement in Germany, has been elected as the new president of VDZ. He succeeds long-standing president Gerhard Hirth who has been at the helm of VDZ for 12 years. Mr Knell has been vice president of VDZ since 2012 and has been working in the industry for more than 25 years. VDZ said the main driving forces in his new role as president will be the technological development and innovation along...

Schuler to succeed Jenisch as CEO of Sika

23 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Sika has appointed Paul Schuler, currently Regional Manager Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA), as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 July 2017. He succeeds Jan Jenisch who has accepted to become the new CEO of LafargeHolcim.   Mr Schuler has been with Sika for 29 years and has been a member of the Group Management since 2007. He served as Regional Manager North America from 2007 to 2012 and as Regional Manager EMEA from 2013 until now. Sika noted in a statement released yesterday that he...

LafargeHolcim names new CEO

22 May 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim announces the appointment of Jan Jenisch as CEO from 16 October 2017. Jan Jenisch joins from Swiss company Sika AG. Jan Jenisch (50) has been the CEO of Sika AG since January 2012. Under his leadership, Sika, which has a leading global position in the development and production of systems and products for the building materials and automotive sectors, has developed its business in new markets and set new standards of performance in sales and profitability, LafargeHolcim sai...

China Tianrui Group Cement appoints executive director

17 May 2017, Published under Cement News

China Tianrui Group Cement Co Ltd announced that Ding Jifeng has been appointed as an executive director of the company, effective 15 May 2017.

Paolo Zugaro appointed general manager of Cementir Holding

16 May 2017, Published under Cement News

The Board of Directors of Cementir Holding SpA on 11 May 2017 appointed Paolo Zugaro as General Manager of the company. Effective 1 May, Mr Zugaro is also Chief Operating Officer for the entire group. Paolo Zugaro named GM of Cementir Holding With a degree in electrical engineering from Tor Vergata University, Rome, Mr Zugaro (52) has occupied a variety of managerial positions of increasing responsibility both in the Caltagirone Group and in the Cementir Group starting from 1...

Nico Delvaux appointed President and CEO of Metso Corporation

11 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Metso's Board of Directors has appointed Nico Delvaux President and CEO of Metso, effective at the beginning of November 2017 at the latest. Nico Delvaux is currently Senior Executive Vice President for Atlas Copco AB and Business Area President for Compressor Technique, with responsibility for the global compressed air business of the Atlas Copco Group. "This nomination is part of Metso's successor planning and the timing is good for Metso to progress into the next development phase....

New CEO for thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

05 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Dr Peter Feldhaus, currently CEO of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, is to be the new CEO of the Industrial Solutions business area. At its meeting earlier this week the Industrial Solutions supervisory board appointed him executive board member and CEO of the business area effective 4 May. “Dr Peter Feldhaus has outstanding strategic skills and experience in various sectors. As CEO he integrated Marine Systems more fully into the overall structure of the Industrial Solutions business area an...

N+P opens UK office

05 May 2017, Published under Cement News

N+P announces the appointment of Neville Roberts as Managing Director UK for N+P Alternative Fuels Ltd as well as the opening of a new UK office.   The successful expansion strategy of N+P already led to several new contracts for supply of RDF, SRF and Subcoal® in the UK and the European markets. In addition, several new large contracts will be concluded and announced in due course, the company said in a statement.   Commenting on the managerial appointment, CEO, Karel Jennissen, said: "N...

LafargeHolcim CEO resigns

24 April 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim’s Board of Directors today announced it has accepted the resignation of Eric Olsen, CEO of LafargeHolcim. Eric Olsen will leave on 15 July 2017, two years after taking up the CEO role and assuming responsibility for successfully implementing the merger of Lafarge and Holcim. “Eric Olsen is a leader who brought together two companies to create one genuinely global champion. We are very grateful to him for his efforts,” said Beat Hess, Chairman of the Board of Directors. The a...

Sri Lanka: new CEO for Siam City Cement Lanka

13 March 2017, Published under Cement News

Nandana Ekanayake will assume duties as CEO of Siam City Cement Lanka Ltd as of 14 Match. Prior to joining Siam City Cement, Mr Ekanayake has held positions of Finance Director of Holcim (Vietnam) and Finance Vice President of Holcim Lanka Ltd.