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WCA appoints vice president

18 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has appointed Mohammed A Al-Garni as its vice president. Mr Al-Garni is the CEO of Saudi Cement Co and board member of WCA. "It is a great honour to be chosen as the new Vice President of the World Cement Association and I am really excited to participate in helping it grow further, supporting the association in its role as the voice of the cement industry globally," said Mr Al-Garni. Mr Al Garni has 35 years of experience in the cement industry.

Kohat Cement makes top changes

09 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company Ltd (KCCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the Board of Directors have appointed Aizaz Mansoor Sheikh as Chairman and Nadeem Atta Sheikh as CEO for a term of three years commencing from 8 July 2019. Kohat Cement has a capacity of 2.677Mta at its Kohat plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan.

MPA appoints new executives

05 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The UK-based Mineral Products Association (MPA) has appointed three new members to its executive team: Tony Jones is the organisation’s new director of health and safety, while Neal Weston will succeed Brian James as director of regions. Dr Robert McIlveen, head of public affairs, will take over from Jerry McLaughlin. Tony Jones is an experienced SHEQ specialist having worked in the security, safety, oil & gas and mineral products industries. Following 23 years in the British Armed Forces,...

World Cement Association appoints its first CEO

04 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has appointed Ian Riley as its first CEO and he will start in his new position from 1 September 2019 when Norman Greig retires as Secretary General. "We are delighted that Ian has agreed to join World Cement Association as its CEO, at an incredibly exciting time in our history," said WCA Chairman, Vincent Lefebvre. "His experience and drive will be invaluable as we work to take our organisation to the next level in the months and years ahead." Ian has a wealth ...

UltraTech Cement appoints Sujeet Jain as chief legal officer

18 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Sujeet Jain, group general counsel and company secretary of Viacom18, has joined UltraTech Cement as chief legal officer in Mumbai. A graduate of GLC Mumbai, he began his career at Thakkar and Thakkar Advocates before moving to Hutchison Telecom. In 2005 he joined People Group and three years later, Viacom 2008.

Cembureau elects new president and vice-president

17 June 2019, Published under Cement News

The European cement association, Cembureau, has appointed its new president and vice-president at its general assembly in Helsinki, Finland, on 14 June 2019. Raoul de Parisot, advisor to the chairman and CEO of Vicat, will take over as president from Gonçalo Salazar Leite, vice-president of SECIL. Isidoro Miranda Fernandez, CEO of LafargeHolcim Spain, is Cembureau’s new vice-president. Speaking following his election as president, Raoul de Parisot said he was delighted to be taking up the...

HeidelbergCement appoints new Head of Group Communication and Investor Relations

13 June 2019, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has appointed Christoph Beumelburg as new Director Group Communication and Investor Relations. He reports to Dr Bernd Scheifele, chairman of the company’s managing board. He succeeds Andreas Schaller. “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Beumelburg to HeidelbergCement and are confident that he will successfully further develop the communication and investor relations activities of HeidelbergCement,“ said Dr Bernd Scheifele. “We would like to thank Andreas Schaller for his valua...

Anhui Conch elects Gao Dengbang as chairman to board

31 May 2019, Published under Cement News

China-based Anhui Conch Cement Co Ltd has elected Gao Dengbang as chairman to the board during its eighth Board of Directors meeting. In addition, Wang Jianchao was appointed vice chairman, while Dai Guoliang retired as independent non-executive director of the company.

EAPCC appoints Stephen Kyalo Nthei as acting MD

28 May 2019, Published under Cement News

East African Portland Cement Co (EAPCC) has appointed Stephen Kyalo Nthei as acting managing director with effect from 20 May 2019. Mr Nthei, a Certified Public Accountant, joined the company in April 2007 and has served in various roles, including as Head of Internal Audit and Head of Financial Management. He now faces the challenge of improving the performance of the cash-strapped cement producer. EAPCC has a KES10.8bn (US$106.7m) debt and posted a KES1.26bn loss for the half-year to D...

Nandana Ekanayake named new CEO of Siam City Cement (Lanka)

24 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Sri Lankan cement producer Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd (SCCLL) INSEE Cement) has appointed Nandana Ekanayake as its chairman. He will also continue its current position as CEO of the company. Mr Ekanayake was the finance director and head of divestment projects at Siam City Cement (Vietnam) prior to taking up the position as CEO in Sri Lanka in March 2017. He has gained considerable experience in mergers, expansions and acquisition projects. In addition, Anuttara Panpothong and Mark Schmi...