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Breedon appoint independent non-executive director

23 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Breedon, a leading construction materials group in Great Britain and Ireland, announces that Moni Mannings, non-executive director and chair of the group’s Remuneration Committee, has given notice of her intention to step down from the Board of Breedon on 31 July 2021 with the expectation of joining the Board of Cazoo as a non-executive director.     Breedon is pleased to announce the appointment of Pauline Lafferty as an independent non-executive director from 1 August 2021. Pauline will...

Cimencam appoints new executive board chairman

15 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Cameroon’s former Minister of Mining, Jacques-Yves Mbélé Ndoé has been appointed chairman of the Cimencam’s executive board and as a result, is also the representative of the country’s President in the company’s executive board. He succeeds Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo as of 13 July 2021. After his training in Dakar, Senegal, Mr Mbélé Ndoé joined the Cameroon government from 7 December 1997 until 24 August 2002. His appointment comes days after Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana’s ...

CEMBUREAU elects new president and vice-president

15 June 2021, Published under Cement News

CEMBUREAU, the European cement association, elected Isidoro Miranda, MD of LafargeHolcim Spain, as its new president at its annual general assembly. Ken McKnight, member of the CRH Executive Committee was elected vice-president. Following his appointment, Isidoro Miranda said: “The foundation has been laid over the past two years and we will build on this. Starting from our innovation agenda and the technical pathways to decarbonisation, we will need to convey our key priorities for a faci...

Scheuch announce new Asia MD

11 June 2021, Published under Cement News

Mirko Köhler will become Scheuch Asia's managing director in mid-June 2021. He takes over from Jan Eike Graeff, who has successfully managed Scheuch Asia since 2019.     German-born Mirko Köhler is currently Asia-Pacific regional manager for a German industrial fire protection company. The introduction of complex European technologies into Asian industrial processes are among his expertise. "Southeast Asia has become my second home after 16 years," says Mr Köhler. "I feel very connected t...

FCT Group appoints new CEO

31 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Adriano Greco has been appointed CEO of pyro-processing specialist, FCT Group, commencing 1 June 2021. Adriano Greco, who is based in Florida, has been CEO of FCT-Combustion’s American business unit since 2015 and has also implemented the Brazilian subsidiary. Greco brings over 20 years of extensive pyro-processing industry experience from management roles across the USA, Brazil, China, Austria and Spain, having previously held positions such as President of Greco Combustion Systems an...

HeidelbergCement makes new appointments to Managing Board

28 May 2021, Published under Cement News

In line with HeidelbergCement’s 'Beyond 2020' strategic targets, the Supervisory Board of HeidelbergCement has decided to establish two new positions on the Managing Board to further drive the company’s major transformation in sustainability and digitalisation.   Dr Nicola Kimm (51)  will take over the newly-established Managing Board position as Chief Sustainability Officer of HeidelbergCement, responsible for environment social governance, global research and development, and new tec...

Schenck Process Group appoints Advisory Board chairman

26 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Schenck Process Group has appointed Dr Ulrich Spiesshofer as chairman of its Advisory Board, effective from 1 May 2021. Dr Spiesshofer brings three decades of executive management, transformation, active portfolio management and operational expertise, across many sectors, including industry, energy and infrastructure in Europe, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Most recently, he served as CEO of the group from 2013 to 2019 and was a member of the Executive Committee ...

LafargeHolcim makes changes to Board of Directors

09 April 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has announced changes on its Board of Directors. Oscar Fanjul has decided to step down as Vice-Chairman after serving on the Board of LafargeHolcim since 2015 and Jan Jenisch is being appointed as a member of the Board of Directors in addition to his CEO role. Beat Hess, chairman of the Board, said: "On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, I sincerely thank Oscar for his invaluable contributions since joining the Board of LafargeHolcim in 2015. He played an instrumental ...

CRH appoints new non-executive director to the Board

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

CRH plc has appointed Ms Caroline Dowling to the Board as a non-executive director, with effect from 22 March 2021. Ms Dowling (54), an Irish citizen, was until her retirement in February 2018 a Business Group President of Flex, an industry-leading Fortune 500 company with operations in 30 countries.   Commenting on the appointment, Richie Boucher, chairman of CRH, said:  "We are delighted that Caroline has joined the Board. Caroline has extensive operational experience as a sen...

LafargeHolcim appoints Chief Sustainability and Innovation Officer

19 March 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim announces the expansion of Magali Anderson's role to Chief Sustainability and Innovation Officer, effective March 2021, putting sustainability at the core of its innovation pipeline. She has been a member of the Group Executive Committee since October 2019, when she was appointed Chief Sustainability Officer. In this expanded position, Anderson takes on the leadership and development of the company’s global R&D strategy and organisation, as well as external innovation collabor...