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Abdelaziz Assad named acting CEO Arkan Building Materials

02 September 2020, Published under Cement News

UAE-based Arkan Building Materials has appointed Abdelaziz Asad as acting CEO following the departure of Abdellatif Sfaxi to pursue other career opportunities. Under the new arrangement, Mr Sfaxi will continue to work closely with Mr Asad for the next three months to ensure a smooth transition. Arkan Chairman, Engineer Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, said: "On behalf of Arkan’s board, I would like to thank Sfaxi for his 12 years of service to the company. During his tenure as CEO he has reinforced...

Simon Willis appointed new MPA chairman

02 September 2020, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK CEO, Simon Willis, has been named as the new MPA chairman for the next two years, succeeding Martin Riley, Tarmac’s vice president. “We are delighted that Simon has agreed to pick up the baton from Martin and become the 8th Chairman of MPA. His wide industry knowledge and experience will be invaluable to the association as we look to play our part in the economic recovery whilst continuing to operate safely and securely until a vaccine for Covid-19 is available and tackle other m...

InterCement appoint new chairman

13 August 2020, Published under Cement News

InterCement Participações SA reports that Franklin Feder has resigned from the Board of Directors of InterCement after nearly three years and Wilson Nelio Brumer becomes the new chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr Brumer has worked as CEO at Vale, Acesita and Usiminas and brings experience form being on the Board of Directors at BHP Billiton, Cemig, CCR, Direcional Engenharia, Embraer, Localiza, Metso and Fundação Renova.

Dangote Cameroon appoints new MD

23 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Cameroon appointed Bertrand Thaïs Mbouck as new managing director, succeeding Abdullahi Baba. In addition to postings within the group, Mr Mbouck has also served as investment adviser at Cemac since January 2018 and held posts at Senegal-based SUWA between 2012-15.

Holcim Argentina appoints new commercial director

17 July 2020, Published under Cement News

Holcim Argentina has named Victor Mariaca as new commercial director. Mr Mariaca held previously commercial positions within Holcim, including regional commercial manager. He has also led commercial development at Grupo Herdez and Clorox in Mexico. "I am very happy to assume this new position, I hope I can contribute my experience to help the company achieve its objectives in this great country," said Mr Mariaca, who is Mexican and has a degree in Marketing from the Institute of Technolo...

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...