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David P Steiner newest Vulcan board member

15 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Vulcan Materials Co elected David P Steiner to its board of directors with immediate effect. Last November, Mr Steiner resigned as CEO of Waste Management. He currently served on the board of directors of FedEx Corp. "We are extremely pleased to welcome David to the Board. He brings to Vulcan a wealth of expertise in business operations, land management, transportation and logistics, financial management and strategic planning," Vulcan Chairman and CEO, J Thomas Hill, said in a statem...


25 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Bheki Mthembu, former general manager of PPC’s operations in Gauteng, has been appointed CEO of PPC’s Rwandan subsidiary, CIMERWA. Mr Mthembu began his career at PPC in 1995 as a development chemist. By 2010 he had moved into quality assurance as group quality assurance manager before being appointed head of group technical services three years later. In 2014 he took on the leadership of PPC Hercules as general manager before adding PPC Jupiter to his portfolio in 2016.  Commenting on his...

Cementir appoints Paolo Bossi CEO of Italian unit, Sacci and Betontir

21 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Italian cement producer Cementir has appointed Paolo Bossi as CEO of Cementir Italia, Cementir Sacci and Betontir. The arrival of Paolo Bossi, following the acquisition of the cement and concrete business of Sacci, currently Cementir starts  the rationalisation process of the Cementir group in Italy, a company statement read. The new CEO's first challenges include returning the companies to profit while maintaining and improving product and service quality.

Nigeria: Dangote appoints non-executive director

15 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement PLC, Africa’s largest cement producer, announces the appointment of Dorothy Udeme Ufot, SAN, as an independent non-executive director. Mrs Ufot has more than 26 years’ experience in commercial litigation at trial and appellate levels, having been admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1989 and then admitted to the Inner Bar as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in April 2009. She also qualified as a Chartered Arbitrator at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, in 2003. ...

Fabrizio Donegá new CEO of Cementos Moctezuma

10 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Fabrizio Donegá has been appointed as new CEO of Cementos Montezuma following the retirement of Pedro Carranza Andersen after 21 years of service with the company. The appointment was formally approved by the Board of the Cementos Molins subsidiary on 3 October 2016. Mr Donegá has extensive experience in the cement industry in key positions at Ciments du Maroc, Vassiliko Cement Works, Shymkentcement and Italcementi.

Spain: Matteo Rozzanigo appointed new president of AFCA

24 December 2015, Published under Cement News

Matteo Rozzanigo, CEO of the Spanish arm of FYM-Italcementi, has been appointed as new president of the Andalusian cement producers’ association (AFCA). Mr Rozzanigo graduated from the Universidad Politécnica de Milán as industrial engineer and held posts mainly in Italcementi as Near East Director and also held directorships in  International Development and Near East Development. He succeeds Isidoro Miranda, CEO of Lafarge Holcim Spain. AFCA includes key Andalusian cement companies such ...

Jaime Ruiz de Haro appointed as new Oficemen president

23 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Jaime Ruiz de Haro, president and CEO of Cemex Spain SLU Operations, has been elected president of Oficemen, the Spanish cement producers’ association, to replace Isidoro Miranda, CEO of LafargeHolcim in Spain. From his new responsibility, Mr Ruiz de Haro takes up the challenge to develop and implement initiatives to revive the Spanish cement sector, "an industry of great importance for the economic recovery," he stressed in his first statement after the appointment. Among the sector's prio...

ADOCEM anticipates further consumption gains

07 July 2015, Published under Cement News

ADOCEM, the cement producers’ association of the Dominican Republic, forecast cement demand in the country to rise seven per cent in 2015. The national cement association this week elected a new board for the 2015-17 term, presided over by Gabriel Ballestas, director general of Argos Dominicana. Mr Ballestas underlined the importance of the cement industry’s contribution to the development of the country and in particular, the building of affordable housing. ”The development of affordable...

Bénédicte de Bonnechose is Lafarge France’s new MD

19 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Bénédicte de Bonnechose is Lafarge France’s new managing director, following in the footsteps of Pascal Casanova, who moves to the LafargeHolcim Executive Committee. Since 1993, she has led a varied career with Lafarge, fullfilling a multitude of roles, including financial director of Betons France and director of strategy, public affairs and environment for Lafarge’s operations in France. Early 2013 saw her appointed as managing director of Granulats France.

Rodolfo Montero new Holcim México CEO

03 March 2015, Published under Cement News

From 1 March, Rodolfo Montero becomes the new CEO of Holcim México, succeeding Eduardo Kretschmer, who will leave Holcim after 34 years. Mr Montero previously held the position of CEO of Holcim Ecuador, a post for which he was appointed for in 2010. He started work for Holcim in 1990 and has since fulfilled a variety of roles, including business manager for ready mix concrete in Costa Rica, CEO of Holcim Nicaragua and Cemento Panamá as well as commercial director of Holcim Sri Lanka. He ...