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Breedon appoints CFO designate

24 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Breedon has named James Brotherton as chief financial officer (CFO) designate, effective from 1 January 2021. Mr Brotherton was CFO of Tyman Plc between 2010-19 after holding the post of director of corporate development for five years. It is expected that he will be appointed to the Breedon Board as CFO when Rob Wood, the company’s current Group Finance Director, succeeds Pat Ward as CEO in 2021. Breedon’s Chairman, Amit Bhatia, said: ”We are tremendously pleased to welcome James to B...

FLSmidth names Carsten Riisberg Lund as new Cement Industry President

16 November 2020, Published under Cement News

Carsten Riisberg Lund has been appointed FLSmidth’s new Cement Industry President and member of the Group Executive Management. Mr Riisberg Lund has been with FLSmidth for 33 years in various roles, most recently as the president for Region Europe, North Africa and Russia (ENAR) where he has been responsible for all sales and service activities in the region, with a particular focus on customer relationships and creating a single interface to the customer. He has played a vital role in imp...

Dalmia Cement announces CFO resignation

15 October 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Cement (Bharat) has announced the resignation of Jayesh Nagindas Doshi from the position of whole-time director and chief financial officer. The board has approved to relieve Jayesh Doshi from the closure of business hours on 31 October 2020.

INSEE Sri Lanka appoints new CEO

08 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Gustavo Navarro has been appointed as the new CEO of INSEE Cement Sri Lanka. Mr Navarro took up the position on 1 September after Nanndana Ekanayake relinquished the CEO duties after three-and-a-half years in the position. Mr Navarro was previously CEO for Holcim in Serbia and Russia as well as CEO for CRH's Romanian subsidiary.

Breedon announce Group CEO change

06 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Pat Ward has informed the Board at Breedon Group of his intention to retire as group CEO and a director of the company in 2021. It is anticipated that he will be succeeded by Rob Wood, Breedon’s group finance director.  Rob Wood has served as group finance director of Breedon since early 2014 and has been instrumental in its success. A search for a new group finance director is now underway.   Mr Ward has served as group CEO since the beginning of 2016 and has overseen a period of signif...

Vracs de l'Estuaire appoint former HeidelbergCement director for marketing

02 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Thierry Dauger has been the sales and marketing director of Vracs de l'Estuaire since July 2020, the European subsidiary of the family cement group Cimat-Cimaf, based in Le Havre, France. With this job creation and appointment, the cement company wishes to boost a new dynamic and establish its position as a challenger in a market dominated by incumbent operators. Thierry Dauger began his career in 1990 within the Ciments Français Group. In 2016, he was appointed major projects direc...

CRH's Group Finance Director to retire

01 October 2020, Published under Cement News

Senan Murphy intends to retire from his position as CRH's Group Finance Director during the course of 2021. The board is initiating a process to identify a successor and will make an announcement once the process is completed. Senan will continue in his role until a successor is identified and to ensure a smooth transition. He will remain as an adviser to the company post transition. Group Chief Executive, Albert Manifold said: "As Group Finance Director, Senan's experience and insights...

Abdelaziz Assad named acting CEO Arkan Building Materials

02 September 2020, Published under Cement News

UAE-based Arkan Building Materials has appointed Abdelaziz Asad as acting CEO following the departure of Abdellatif Sfaxi to pursue other career opportunities. Under the new arrangement, Mr Sfaxi will continue to work closely with Mr Asad for the next three months to ensure a smooth transition. Arkan Chairman, Engineer Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, said: "On behalf of Arkan’s board, I would like to thank Sfaxi for his 12 years of service to the company. During his tenure as CEO he has reinforced...

Simon Willis appointed new MPA chairman

02 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK CEO, Simon Willis, has been named as the new MPA chairman for the next two years, succeeding Martin Riley, Tarmac’s vice president. “We are delighted that Simon has agreed to pick up the baton from Martin and become the 8th Chairman of MPA. His wide industry knowledge and experience will be invaluable to the association as we look to play our part in the economic recovery whilst continuing to operate safely and securely until a vaccine for Covid-19 is available and tackle other m...

InterCement appoint new chairman

13 August 2020, Published under Cement News

InterCement Participações SA reports that Franklin Feder has resigned from the Board of Directors of InterCement after nearly three years and Wilson Nelio Brumer becomes the new chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr Brumer has worked as CEO at Vale, Acesita and Usiminas and brings experience form being on the Board of Directors at BHP Billiton, Cemig, CCR, Direcional Engenharia, Embraer, Localiza, Metso and Fundação Renova.