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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 ...

Claassen to replace Tomes as PPC MD

24 October 2014, Published under Cement News

Johann Claassen, former head of domestic operations, is to become MD of South Africa’s PPC. He will replace Richard Tomes who resigned effective Thursday to “pursue other opportunities”. "Johann is a professional engineer who joined PPC in 1989 and has served as executive of cement operations and of lime, and held various other senior and general management roles across the cement and lime divisions," PPC said in a statement.

Cohrs elected chairman of CTLGroup Board of Directors

30 September 2014, Published under Cement News

The CTLGroup Board of Directors elected Cary O. Cohrs as chairman during the organisation’s recent autumn board meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA “Cary Cohrs brings a wealth of construction-related leadership to the CTLGroup Board,” Brent Nixon, CTLGroup president/CEO said. “We are excited to work with him in his new role as chairman, developing building solutions and new technologies to grow our global markets.” “CTLGroup has a worldwide reputation as a firm of experts who solve compl...