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Susumu Ando Ube Singapore's Nominee Director for Tokyo Cement Co (Lanka)

25 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Tokyo Cement announced the appointment of Susumu Ando as the Nominee Director for Ube Singapore Pte Ltd to the Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC's Board of Directors effective from 28 July 2017. Susumu Ando is currently serving as the Managing Director of Ube Singapore Pte Ltd, which recently increase their stake in Tokyo Cement. He joined the Ube Group in 1997 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ritsumeikan University in Japan. He has served in the company’s cement, construction mater...

Gary De La Rosa new MD Argos in Dominican Republic

10 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Colombia-based cement and concrete producer Argos has appointed Gary Manuel de la Rosa as new Managing Director of its operations in the Dominican Republic. "It is very satisfying for our organisation to communicate these movements that enhance the experience and skills acquired, and therefore I assume this new challenge with great optimism focussed on working for the sustainable growth of Argos and that of our clients," said Mr De La Rosa. As a civil engineer, Gary De La Rosa holds a ...

Sergio Martínez new plant manager at Holcim Carboneras

17 July 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim España has appointed Sergio Martínez Hernández as new plant manager at the company’s Carboneras plant. With more than 24 years of experience in the company, Mr Martínez Hernández joined Holcim in 1993 after completing his industrial engineering degree at the ETSII in Madrid, Spain. Since the incorporation of Holcim into the LafargeHolcim Group, Martínez Hernández has been developing his professional career assuming different responsibilities as head of maintenance, head of pr...

Pablo Libreros appointed Aggregate Industries’ Growth and Innovation Director

30 June 2017, Published under Cement News

As part of its ongoing commitment to being the foremost business in the construction products industry, Aggregate Industries has appointed Pablo Libreros as the new Growth and Innovation Director. With a considerable experience in the industry, Pablo has joined Aggregate Industries after having worked within LafargeHolcim Group, in South America for the past six years. Most recently, Pablo occupied the role of CEO for the Group’s Costa Rica business. Prior to this he held various senior r...

India: Ramco appoints PR Venketrama Raja as new CMD

05 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Ramco Cements has announced the appointment of P R Vektrama Raja as its new Chairman and Managing Director. The appointment is for a five-year term, starting 4 June 2017, said Ramco in a Bombay Stock Exchange filing. It follows the passing of Chaiman P R Ramasubrahaneya Rajha in March.

Cemex Dominicana appoints Alejandro Ramírez as new local president

01 June 2017, Published under Cement News

Alejandro Ramírez Cantú has been appointed has Cemex Dominicana’s new president for the company’s operations in the Caribbean country. He will also supervise operations in Haiti and the Bahamas.

LafargeHolcim Guinée names Brice Houeto new Managing Director

30 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Brice Houeto has been appointed as the new Managing Director of LafargeHolcim Guinée, effective 1 May 2017. He succeeds Luis Castillo Astruga and his appointment comes eight years after starting his employment with Lafarge. "I am delighted to join LafargeHolcim Guinea, a company with great potential. And I know that I can count on its staff as well as on all of our partners to consolidate the achievements of a company where human and sustainable development remain at the centre of our...

Holcim Argentina appoints Carlos Espina as new CEO

19 May 2017, Published under Cement News

Mr Espina has been the LafargeHolcim’s senior vice president of research and development since 2012 and based in the group’s Research Centre in Lyon, France. Holder of a degree in Mining Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Sciences of the University of Oviedo, Spain and an MBA of the European School of Management Development (EUDEM), he was CEO of Arcelor Méditerranée before moving to LafargeHolcim.

Semen Indonesia

26 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Semen Indonesia has said that it will open its new Rembang plant in Central Java in the first half of this year. The 3Mta plant, which has been plagued by delays, is currently awaiting environmental clearance, which it is due to receive this month. The news comes as Indonesian press reports reveal that GDP growth in the country is unlikely to hit five per cent in the opening quarter of 2017. High electricity prices are being blamed for subdued consumer spending, putting the squeeze on hou...


28 March 2017, Published under Cement News

AfriSam is reportedly appointing a new chief executive officer to help pave the way for the company’s proposed merger with PPC. Stephen Olivier, AfriSam’s existing CEO, is to be replaced on a short-term basis by Rob Wessels, a former chief investment officer at AfriSam’s partner Phembani Group, until the permanent candidate is announced. Last month the two companies revived talks of a merger, an idea that was abandoned two years ago. With both companies tackling poor pricing in their home...