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Dangote Cement announces Philip retirement

06 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement has announced the retirement of its Deputy Group Managing Director, Mathew Philip. Mr Philip retired from the cement producer on 30 April 2024, reports Business Day. “The company extends its appreciation to Mathew for his significant contributions and improvement to the operations of the business and wishes him well in his future endeavors,” said the company in a statement.  

APC elects Saïd Elhadi as new president

03 May 2024, Published under Cement News

Morocco's cement association, APC, has elected Saïd Elhadi as its new president, it said in a press statement. Mr Elhadi, president of LafargeHolcim Maroc , will take over from Khalid Cheddadi. The association thanked Mr Cheddadi for his service and dedication. APC members operate a total of 14 integrated cement plants and seven grinding units with a total capacity of over 24.5Mta.    

BUA Cement CFO Jacques Piekarski resigns

03 May 2024, Published under Cement News

BUA Cement 's Chief Finance Officer and Executive Director, Jacques Piekarski, has resigned. Mr Piekarski held the post since 2 October 2020 following a position as Group CFO for TGI Group Nigeria. Chikezie Ajaero has been appointed as acting CFO.

thyssenkrupp announces new CEO

19 April 2024, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp has announced the appointment of Christian Myland as the new chief executive officer of thyssenkrupp Polysius, effective 1 June 2024. He succeeds Pablo Hofelich, who has decided to take on a new professional challenge outside thyssenkrupp.  Mr Myland brings more than 16 years of corporate experience to his new position. In addition to various roles and management functions in Germany and abroad, including at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG and thyssenkrupp Steel Americas as w...

West China Cement welcomes new CEO

17 April 2024, Published under Cement News

West China Cement has announced the resignation of Mr Wang Fayin as an executive director of the company, effective from 16 April 2024. It has also named Ms Wang Rui as the new executive director and chief executive officer, also with effect from 16 April 2024. Ms Wang is vice-chair and party secretary of the general branch of Yaobai Special Cement Group Co Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of West China Cement. She has held that role since January 2023 and is responsible for overseeing t...

Holcim Mexico appoints Jorge Gonzalez as CFO

15 March 2024, Published under Cement News

Jorge Gonzalez has been named as the new CFO of Holcim Mexico , the Mexican division of one of the largest global producers of building materials. This move, by the company, is reportedly aimed at strengthening their position as an industry leader in sustainable construction materials.  The new CFO says, “I am excited to take on this new challenge at a key moment for Holcim Mexico, in which we are accelerating our growth in the country significantly.” This appointment comes after the exe...

José María Barroso to lead Canacem

11 March 2024, Published under Cement News

José María Barroso Ramírez, CEO of Cemento Moctezuma , has been appointed as the new president of Mexico's cement association, Canacem, for 2024-25. He succeeds Jaime Hill Tinoco, CEO of Holcim México . Mr Barroso has more than 40 years of cement industry experience, having served previously as commercial director at Cemento Montezuma and more than 30 years at CEMEX . He graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida, Yucatán, with a degree in industrial engineering and olds a Master...

Raysut Cement Co announced a change of board member

20 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Raysut Cement Co informed the Muscat Stock Exchange on 18 February that Mubeen Jaleel Khan resigned as a board member due to personal reasons. This was effective from 15 February 2024. Subsequently, the company announced that the Capital Market Authority (CMA) had appointed Shabib Mohammed Saif Al Darmaki as the new board member, succeeding Mr Mubeen. This is effective from 15 February 2024. Mr Shabib currently serves as the chairman of the Board of Directors of Oman National Investment...

Cementos Molins appoints Javier Sueiras as CIO

20 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Spain-based Cementos Molins has named Javier Sueiras as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mr Sueiras will lead the IT Solutions and Services area, focussing on promoting strategic technology and digital initiatives. His responsibilities includes the development and implementation of new processes and advanced technological solutions to enhance different areas of Cementos Molins, improving customer experience and operational efficiency. He graduated as an industrial engineering a...

Saint-Gobain appoints new president of SGDB France

13 February 2024, Published under Cement News

Effective from 1 April 2024, Olivier Mercadal will become president of Saint-Gobain Distribution Bâtiment France (SGDB France), reporting to Thierry Fournier, CEO France and CEO Southern Europe, Middle East, Africa Region for Saint-Gobain. Mr Mercadal succeeds Patrice Richard who has decided to retire after 29 years, including the last 14 years as head of construction material trading activities in France. Mr Mercadal joined Saint-Gobain in 2001 and held the positions of executive ge...