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Yanbu Cement appoints new chairman

14 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Yanbu Cement Co has appointed Fahd Bin Soliman Al Rajhi as chairman of the board, reports Reuters.  Mr Al Rajhi served since 2017 as deputy chairman of the Saudi-based cement producer and is also vice chairman of Sahara International Petrochemical Co.

Southern Province Cement names new CEO

13 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Southern Province Cement has named Aqeel Futis Kadasa as its new CEO, effective from 12 July 2020. The appointment follows the resignation of Safar Mohammad Dhufayer on 11 July. Mr Kadasa began working for Yamama Cement and then the Saudi Electricity Company before joining Southern Province in 1997, where he later became deputy CEO for industrial services.

Holcim Philippines appoints new VPs

29 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines has appointed Edwin Villas as senior vice president logistics after Mr Villas served as officer-in-charge of the department since 2019 concurrent to his role as vice president for sales, Greater Manila Region and South Luzon. He previously held senior Sales leadership roles and served in Procurement and Internal Audit. Villas is a Certified Professional for Supply Management, Certified Information System Auditor and holds a degree in computer science. He also completed the...

Isidoro Miranda elected new FLACEMA president

26 June 2020, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim’s general director in Spain, Isidoro Miranda, will succeed Pedro Carranza as president of the Andalusian Labour Foundation for Cement and the Environment (FLACEMA), Spain. Mr Miranda was formerly president of the Spanish cement association, Oficemen, and is currently vice president of CEMBUREAU, the European cement association. He replaces Pedro Carranza, CEO of Cementos Portland Valderrivas, who took office in June 2019. Mr Miranda started his professional career at Lafarg...

GCCA names Dinah McLeod as new CEO

24 June 2020, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has appointed Dinah McLeod as CEO, effective from early July. Ms McLeod succeeds Benjamin Sporton. Dinah most recently served as a Director of ‘The B Team’, an innovative and standard-setting non-profit initiative which was established to improve business practices to enhance the well-being of people and the planet. She has previously held senior sustainability roles with the Overseas Development Institute, the UK’s largest development rese...

Votorantim appoints Juan Aguilera as new industrial director Cementos Cosmos

23 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Votorantim has named Juan Aguilera as the new industrial director of Cementos Cosmos. Mr Aguilera will supervise the management of the company’s four cement plants and two grinding units in Spain. He has been employed by Cementos Cosmos for almost 20 years, holding positions such as the management of the Niebla and Córdoba cement plants as well as the Bobadilla grinding unit in Malaga. Following a period as director of operations for Votorantim Cimentos in Brazil, he has returned to Spain,...

HeidelbergCement Trading names new CEO

15 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Dr Carsten Sauerland will assume the role of CEO of HeidelbergCement Trading (HCT), effective 1 September 2020. Dr Carsten Sauerland becomes HC Trading's new CEO from 1 September 2020 In his new position, Mr Sauerland will report directly to Hakan Gurdal, member of the Managing Board of HeidelbergCement, who held the HCT CEO position on an interim basis. Dr Carsten Sauerland studied Business Administration and Management at the Universities of Mannheim and Barcelona and re...

Lafarge Cement appoints new Cookstown plant manager

12 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement (Aggregate Industries) has appointed John Mulgrew as the new plant manager of its renowned Cookstown cement plant in Northern Ireland. Mr Mulgrew succeeds Russell Larmour who, after nearly 40 years with the company, will be retiring. He will report to Barry Hope, executive committee director of cement at Aggregate Industries. Mr Mulgrew has risen through the ranks of the company’s Cookstown cement plant in County Tyrone, which in 2015 became a part of Aggregate Industries UK...

New Group Head of Sustainability appointed at Breedon

02 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Breedon Group has appointed Donna Hunt as its first Group Head of Sustainability. In the newly-created role, Donna will be responsible for developing and implementing an effective sustainability strategy to shape the group's practices and performance, ultimately improving the sustainability of Breedon’s operations, products and services. Donna brings over 20 years' knowledge and experience to Breedon, having held several senior sustainability, environmental and stakeholder engagement p...

CIMERWA appoints new CEO

01 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Rwandan cement company, CIMERWA, recently appointed Albert Kipkemoi Sigei as its new CEO, succeeding Bheki Mthembu, whose term ended. Mr Sigei, with more than 17 years of experience in the building materials sector, has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, as well as professional qualifications in accounting and information technology management. He comes to CIMERWA after a position as CEO of LafargeHolcim Malawi, following posts in Kenya, Egypt and Nig...