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Hanson UK CEO to step down

22 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK chief executive officer, Patrick O’Shea, is stepping down in December after eight years at the head of the construction materials business. His successor will be Daniel Cooper, who is currently northern regional general manager for Hanson Australia. Patrick (pictured right) joined Hanson PLC in 1990 and held a variety of senior financial and operational roles before becoming chief executive of Hanson Pacific in 2001. In 2003 he added responsibility for continental Europe to this ...

USA: Lehigh Hanson announces new president & CEO

19 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Lehigh Hanson Inc, part of HeidelbergCement, announced Friday that Jon Morrish will succeed Daniel M Harrington as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr Harrington will retire after more than 20 years of service with the company and having held the position of President and CEO since 2010. "Under his leadership, Lehigh Hanson successfully managed through one of the worst economic downturns in recent history and capitalised on the market recovery in the last few years. Har...

HeidelbergCement: new Managing Board members – new Group areas

16 October 2015, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement yesterday announced changes to its Managing Board and the reorganisation of the divisions in line with the long-term oriented succession planning and the proposed acquisition of Italcementi. Within this context, the Managing Board agreements of Daniel Gauthier and Andreas Kern, due to expire on 30 June 2016, will not be extended, HeidelbergCement said in a statement. At the same time, three new members have been appointed to the Managing Board and a new Managing Board fun...

LafargeHolcim welcomes new CFO

12 October 2015, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim announces the appointment of Ron Wirahadiraksa as the Group’s new Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee. Mr Wirahadiraksa will succeed Group CFO Thomas Aebischer who is pursuing new opportunities outside the Group. Mr Wirahadiraksa is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Philips, a group he joined in 1987. After working in the Netherlands, Greece, Malaysia and the US, he became Chief Financial Officer at LG.Philips LCD in ...

Dangote Cement appoints two regional CEOs

01 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has appointed two new Regional Chief Executive Officers (RCEOs) to lead its Nigeria and West and Central Africa divisions. Arvind Pathak has been named the new RCEO of Nigeria while Vivek Chawla is the new RCEO for West and Central Africa. Mr Chawla has over 30 years of experience in the cement industry working across functions including management, operations, sales & marketing, projects and commercial. Prior to his appointment at Dangote Cement Plc which became effective ...

CRH plc announces change of role for Board member

24 September 2015, Published under Cement News

CRH plc announces that Mark Towe, currently president and chief executive of Oldcastle, will assume the new role of chairman, CRH Americas. He will work with the group chief executive to support performance and excellence programmes across the group. The appointment is effective from 1 January 2016. Mr Towe will continue as an executive director on the Board of CRH plc.

New director general appointed at Kavkazcement

17 September 2015, Published under Cement News

Igor Nikolenko has been appointed the new General Director of CJSC Kavkazcement, part of Eurocement. A Eurocement statement stated that the new appointment was highly qualified with a 'deep knowledge of Eurocement group's business processes and long experience in the field of construction materials.' Mr Nikolenko was born in Belgorod in 1965. Having graduated from Belgorod Technological Institute of Building Materials in Mechanical Engineering in 1990, he came to work in the Belgorod cement...

Essroc Italcementi Group announces new CEO

09 September 2015, Published under Cement News

The Italcementi Group has appointed Alex Car as the president and CEO of its Essroc North American operations. Car previously served as Essroc senior vice president of cement sales and marketing and general manager of construction materials. “I am honoured to be appointed as Essroc’s CEO,” Mr Car said. “It is a privilege to be part of an organization that delivers high-quality products and innovative solutions to the construction industry. I am committed to empowering Essroc’s talented team...

CRH appoints Group Finance Director

08 September 2015, Published under Cement News

CRH announced yesterday the appointment of Senan Murphy as Group Finance Director with effect from 4 January 2016. Senan will succeed Maeve Carton who will become Group Transformation Director as previously announced. Both will be members of the Group Board. Senan (46), is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin. He has over 25 years’ experience in international business across financial services, banking and renewable energy. Senan wil...

Simon Vivian announced as new MPA chairman

02 September 2015, Published under Cement News

  Simon Vivian, currently chief executive of Breedon Aggregates Ltd, the UK’s largest independent aggregates business, has been appointed MPA chairman for the next two years. He will succeed Bill Brett of the Brett Group, from 1 September 2015, and of the Mineral Products Association’s (MPA) five chairmen to date, he is the third to serve from an independent company. Nigel Jackson, chief executive MPA, paid tribute to Bill’s contribution to MPA over the last two years saying: “Bi...