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Boral appoints new CEO/MD

15 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Australia-based Boral Ltd has appointed Zlatko Todorcevski as its new CEO and managing director, effective 1 July 2020. He succeeds Mike Kane, who will retire from Boral in September 2020. Mr Todorcevski has 30 years of experience in Australia and internationally in steel building products, oil and gas, and logistics, working in finance, business planning and strategy roles, including as chief financial officer of Brambles Ltd from 2012 to 2016 and Oil Search from 2009 to 2012. This foll...

LafargeHolcim Canada Inc appoints new VP Saskatchewan and Manitoba

06 February 2020, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Canada Inc has promoted Tina Larson to the newly-reorganised role of Vice President, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Ms Larson first joined Lafarge in 2010 as General Manager, Pipe in the Greater Calgary Area, following a 16 year career with Weyerhaeuser Canada where she held various management positions. In 2015 she was promoted to the country level role of Director, Health and Safety for Western Canada, where she led the continuous improvement of the health and safety culture an...

Dewan Cement of Pakistan to elect seven directors

22 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Dewan Cement Ltd (DCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 20 January about the election of seven directors of the company for a three-year period.   Company Secretary, Mohammad Hanif German, stated in a notification to PSX that the election will be carried out in the forthcoming Extra Ordinary General Meeting of the company, scheduled to be held on 27 January 2020.   The new directors are expected to be Haroon Iqbal, Syed Muhammad Anwar, Waseem-ul-Haque Ansari, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Muh...


26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Imports of cement into South Africa have risen once again, up by 293 per cent YoY in July, putting the increase for the first seven months of the year at 17.5 per cent, despite the severely depressed state of the country’s construction sector. Imports are predominantly arriving from Vietnam, according to local reports. Last month, PPC, along with a number of other major South African cement producers, applied to the country’s International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) for what t...

Breedon appoints Clive Watson to its board

03 September 2019, Published under Cement News

UK-based Breedon Group has announced the appointment of Clive Watson to its board as an independent non-executive director of the company. Mr Watson was previously the group financial director of Spectris and is still currently serving as a non-executive director of DiscoverIE Group. According to a press release, he holds 35,000 ordinary shares (0.002 per cent of total voting rights) in the company.

Sonacim appoints new Deputy Director General

20 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Société Nationale de Ciment du Tchad (Sonacim) has appointed Faïtchou Etienne as Deputy Director General. State-owned Sonacim runs a 0.21Mta cement works at Baoré, 200km of the country’s capital, N’Djamena. In addition, CIMAF Tchad operates a 0.5Mta cement plant in N’Djamena. The company is the product of a collaboration between Chad and Morocco. A further cement plant project, with China, is currently under construction in Ngara. Representing an investment of US$52m, Ngara Cement is bui...

Lafarge Canada Inc appoints new Eastern Canada CEO

03 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Canada Inc (LafargeHolcim group) has appointed David Redfern as CEO of its Eastern Canada operations. Previously Product Line General Manager for Western Canada Aggregates and the Greater Vancouver area, David joined LafargeHolcim in 1999 and has held numerous roles of increasing responsibility throughout Canada and France. "David’s success in our Vancouver market has been focused on commercial growth and operational excellence" said René Thibault, LafargeHolcim Group Executive Com...

Dangote Cement

27 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has appointed Guillaume Moyen as its chief financial officer for operations. Mr Moyen joins the cement producer from UAE-based OLA Energy. The move comes ahead of Dangote’s potential share sale in London, which has been pencilled in for September this year, according to the company. Meanwhile, Olesegun Olusanya has resigned from the board at Dangote Cement. Mr Olusanya sat on the board as an independent, non-executive director since 2010. No reason has been given for his re...

Ghielmimport appoints new sales and marketing director

14 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Swiss building materials specialists, Ghielmimport, active in the Ticino Canton in particular, has appointed a new sales and marketing director, Paolo Maggi. The appointment of Mr Maggi is part of the company's growth strategy, according to a company press release.  Paolo Maggi, a graduate in aeronautical engineering has gained experience since 1990 in strategic positions of general management in the field of cement, concrete and construction machinery, in Italy, USA, Germany and The Neth...

Dangote Cement

26 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has welcomed Brice Houeto as its new country director in Ghana. He succeeds Tor Nygard who has retired after two and a half years at the helm. Mr Houeto joins Dangote from Lafarge Cement Guinea where he was country managing director. According to the new country director, his focus will be on increasing Dangote Cement’s market share in Ghana, investing in expanding its operations and introducing new services. “The supply chain market requires the need for product research a...