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Rhône Ciments appoints new director

11 September 2023, Published under Cement News

Guillaume Montclair joined Cem‘In’ EU ’s Rhône Ciments plant on 6 September, as director of the Rhône Ciments plant. Mr Montclair has a long and recognised experience in plant management in various industrial sectors (building materials such as glass and plaster, plastics and composite materials, etc) and in particular in contexts of support for continuous improvement and performance development strategies.  

Dangote Cement appoints independent non-executive director

08 August 2023, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc has appointed Alvaro Poncioni Mérian as independent non-executive director. Mr Mérian is founder and managing partner of EDNAM Capital, UK, and founder and executive chairman of Munegu Partners, Hong Kong. According to New Telegraph, Mr Mérian obtained a Master of Science Degree in Management and Finance from HEC Paris and Master of Arts Degree in Public Affairs and International Relations from Sciences-Po Paris. He was also previously global head of building material...

Concrete Europe welcomes new president

29 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Concrete Europe warmly welcomes Marco Borroni as its new president, who is also the former president of ERMCO (the European Ready Mixed Concrete Organisation). Borroni succeeds Norbert Schröter, who has effectively steered the organisation in the last years. Under Schröter's leadership, Concrete Europe has kept playing an instrumental role in conveying the concrete sector’s pivotal role in achieving the objectives of the EU Green Deal to policymakers and stakeholders alike.     Borroni...

Cembureau elects new president and vice president

19 June 2023, Published under Cement News

The European cement association, CEMBUREAU, has elected Ken McKnight, member of the CRH Executive Committee, as president, and Jon Morrish, CEO western and southern Europe, Heidelberg Cement, as vice-president. At its General Assembly in Prague, CEMBUREAU elected its new president and VP, entrusting them with the leadership and strategic direction of the organisation for the next two years. CEMBUREAU also expressed profound appreciation for the dedication and work of the outgoing presiden...

British Rema appoints new Group Managing Director

06 June 2023, Published under Cement News

Tony Goodwin becomes British Rema's group managing director British Rema has welcomed Tony Goodwin to the new position of Group Managing Director to lead the group through its next phase of development following its recent transfer to employee ownership. The organisation is now primed for significant growth both in domestic and international markets, says British Rema. Tony brings with him more than 30 years of industrial powder processing and handling business experience, with...

New administrator for Savannah Cement announced

17 May 2023, Published under Cement News

Harveen Gadhoke of Adili Associates has been appointed to turn around impoverished Savannah Cement with the view of recovering KES10bn (US$72.8m) owed to KCB and Absa Bank Kenya. Savannah Cement has been in court for the past year, disputing the debt of over KES7bn owed to KCB Bank and over KES3bn owed to Absa Bank. The cement firm has been facing financial challenges for the past three years. It closed briefly in late 2021, forcing all employees to proceed on a 10-day break to pave th...

Fortera appoints VP of Intellectual Property

24 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Renewable energy and cleantech attorney Dan Cummings has joined Fortera Corp as General Counsel and Vice President of Intellectual Property.   “As we forge a pathway to net-zero cement in partnership with manufacturers, builders, and government, we are expanding our mission-aligned executive team with deep expertise and professional networks within the green economy like Dan Cummings,” said Ryan Gilliam, co-founder and CEO of Fortera.     Fortera has developed a low-carbon cement...

BEUMER Group appoints director of global sustainability

20 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Andreas Backs is the new Director of Global Sustainability at the BEUMER Group. In this role, he is responsible for the development and implementation of the group’s global sustainability strategy. His responsibilities include formulating a vision and goals, evaluating key issues, and developing a roadmap that measures and improves performance in this area. He is also responsible for communicating with stakeholders and training of employees. Mr Backs joined the BEUMER Group in September 2...

CASE appoint new head of sales in Europe

17 April 2023, Published under Cement News

CASE Construction Equipment has announced the appointment of Graziano Cassinelli as new Head of Sales for Construction brands Europe at CNH Industrial, in addition to his responsibility for CE Global Rental & Used equipment. Mr Cassinelli brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role which will help boost dealer business. He has worked in senior roles for a number of leading construction equipment manufacturers across Europe and the Far East and also developed and run rental an...

Eriez® appoints John Blicha as VP Global Marketing & Brand Management

14 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Separation technology specialist Eriez ® announces the promotion of John Blicha to Vice President, Global Marketing & Brand Management. Blicha will spearhead Eriez’ worldwide marketing and go-to-market sales strategies, according to Eriez President and CEO, Lukas Guenthardt.    Blicha joined Eriez in 2012 as marketing communications manager and served most recently as senior director of global marketing and brand management. “John has made significant contributions to the company throu...