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Oficemen appoints new president

04 October 2021, Published under Cement News

José Manuel Cascajero Rodríguez, president of Cemex España Operations, has been elected president of Oficemen. He succeeds Victor García Brosa. He will lead the Spanish cement sector’s initiatives to address the challenges highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Spanish cement industry has once again demonstrated, since the beginning of the pandemic, its essential character for the maintenance and recovery of our economy. Today, more than ever, the Spanish cement sector plays a key role...

Penta Engineering appoints senior structural engineer

01 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Penta Engineering Corp appoints Dian Delchev PE as Senior Structural Engineer rejoining the structural department.   His experience includes structural design of large process ductwork, bulk material steel bins, and response spectrum and time-history analysis of structures and foundations supporting vibrating equipment.  He holds a MSc in Civil Engineering and a BSc in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering.

Ecocem appoints Benelux MD and technical director

28 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Ecocem is appointing Paul Roos as Ecocem Benelux Managing Director and Joris Schoon as Technical Developer.   Prior to this appointment, Paul was the EMEA Commercial Director at Huntsman Corp. At Ecocem, Paul will be responsible for managing Ecocem Benelux, focussing on the roll out of innovation solutions across this region.   Joris Schoon joins as Low Carbon Cements and Concrete Technical Developer. Joris has a PhD in civil engineering, specialising in concrete and environment, an...

RHI Magnesita appoints new COO

17 September 2021, Published under Cement News

RHI Magnesita has announced a new member of its global executive management team. Effective from 1 October 2021, Rajah Jayendran, currently head of operations Europe/CIS/Turkey, succeeds Gerd Schubert, who is preparing to retire, as c hief operations officer (C OO). Stefan Borgas, CEO of RHI Magnesita, emphasises: "Rajah Jayendran has proven in- and outside our company that he is an excellent operations manager, holding the reputation of a reliable and accurate partner. His track re...

Ecocem appointment Pat Cox as chair

14 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Ecocem has announced the appointment of Pat Cox, former president and member of the European parliament (MEP) and former member of the Irish parliament, as chair of Ecocem Group.   Pat is chair of the Finance Green Ireland Committee and is presiding over the inaugural Dublin Climate Dialogues this year. He is also Chair of the Gore Street Energy Storage Fund – the first-ever listed fund for grid scale battery storage by the London Stock Exchange. Pat's roles as a board member of Superno...

Näger leaves HeidelbergCement

01 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Lorenz Näger will retire as CFO of HeidelbergCement at the end of August after 17 years of service to pursue private interests as well as continuing to bring his professional knowledge to pharmaceutical retailer Phoenix as a member of its board of directors. He will be succeeded by René Aldach, who is currently in charge of Group Reporting, Controlling and Consolidation.

Umm Al-Qura Cement appoints new CEO

25 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Umm Al-Qura Cement Co has announced the appointment of Majid Tariq Salah Gharbawi as CEO, effective from 20 October.   Mr Gharbawi has more than 17 years of experience in the financial and banking sector. His professional career includes many administrative and leadership positions within private banks. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in financial management, from the University of Southern California, in addition to many specialised cer...

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...