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Vicat Group appoints Hugues Chomel as CFO

24 September 2018, Published under Cement News

France’s Vicat Group has announced the appointment of Hugues Chomel as CFO, replacing Jean-Pierre Souchet, deputy CEO, who will now be serving as an advisor to the chairman and CEO. Mr Chomel joined the company in 2004 and has been the deputy CFO since 2013, having previously worked for Schneider Electric, Alstom and Deloitte.

Votorantim España appoints Alan Svaiter as new CEO

11 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Votorantim España has named Alan Svaiter as its new CEO, replacing Jorge Wagner, who has taken up the post of CEO of Votorantim Cimentos Europe, Asia and Africa. Mr Svaiter will oversee a 500-head strong business that includes four cement plants, two grinding units, 29 concrete plants, eight sand quarries and a mortar plant. Mr Svaiter, a Brazilian national, has been part of Votorantim since 2008 and after managing cement logistics for two years, he was appointed director of Engemix, Votora...

New president for Paraguay’s INC

11 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Javier María Rodríguez Ferrer-Cajigal has been elected as new president of Paraguay’s state-owned Industria Nacional del Cemento. He succeeds César Antonio Bogado Ortiz, who resigned from the role last week.

The NCCBM appoints Mahendra Singhi as its new chairman

07 September 2018, Published under Cement News

The National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM), has appointed Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, as its new Chairman. Mr Singhi has been a part of the board of Governors of NCCBM since 2013. Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd is the new NCCBM chairman Commenting on the occasion, NCCBM Director General, Ashutosh Saxena, said, "We are fortunate to have someone of Mr Singhi's calibre and experience to lead NCCBM. We...

Rizmy Rishard becomes director Siam City (Lanka) Ltd

05 September 2018, Published under Cement News

Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd has announced the appointment of Rizmy Rishard as an Independent Director, to its Board, effective from July 2018. Mr Rishard brings with him extensive experience in business transformation, having played a local and global role in multinational and local conglomerates during his career spanning 25 years. Mr Rizmy is a Chartered Management Accountant and a Chartered Marketer with a strong affiliation to Human Resource Management. He received his executive educa...

Claude Loréa appointed Cement Director for GCCA

24 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Claude Loréa has been appointed Cement Director of the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA). The London office-based role will be taken up by Ms Loréa in November when she arrives from the European cement industry body, CEMBUREAU. Ms Loréa will report to GCCA Chief Executive, Benjamin Sporton and will be a member of the executive team. The role will entail leadership in all aspects of the GCCA's work including sustainability as a key priority to oversea the smooth transition of a...

Adelaide Brighton records net profit increase in 1H18

22 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Australia's Adelaide Brighton has posted a 17.7 per cent YoY increase in net profit to AUD84.5m (US$62m) in the 1H18. Revenue saw a rise of 11.7 per cent to AUD807.2m, on the back of strong markets in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. "It's really pleasing to deliver record half-year financial results and dividends for our shareholders. Revenue, EBIT, net profit, cash flow and dividends were all first-half records," said Martin Brydon, CEO, Adelaide Brighton. The company expect...

Linus Gitahi is appointed Chair of ARM Cement Board

17 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Linus Gitahi, former Nation Media Chief Executive, has been appointed the Chair of the ARM Cement Board following Wilfred Murungi's retirement. Deputy Managing Director Surendra Bhatia has also retired from the position effective immediately with Thierry Metro appointed as a non-executive, non-independent director. "The Board of Directors take this opportunity to extend its gratitude to the outgoing Chairman of the company and Deputy Managing Director for their immense contribution to the c...

Former ARM CEO to remain as board member

17 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Pradeep Paunrana, chief executive of ARM Cement PLC (Kenya), said on Thursday he planned to quit his post as part of a changes at the Kenyan cement maker, but now states he will stay on as a board member. "As founder shareholder and entrepreneur, I will be an active Board member and support the incoming CEO and the management team in strengthening stakeholder relationships with suppliers, customers and the Government in all the three East African countries where we operate," Pradeep Paunra...

CCNN appoints new managing director

15 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Cement Company of Northern Nigeria has named Yusuf Binji as its new managing director, with effect from 1 September 2018. He succeeds Ibrahim Aminu who joins the larger BUA group as an executive director. Mr Binji is currently managing director of Obu Cement Co, a subsidiary of BUA Cement in Okpella, Edo state, Nigeria –  a position he has heard since February 2017. “As managing director at BUA Obu Cement, he was responsible for overseeing extensive growth in production volumes and sales, ...