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Tabuk Cement appoints new general manager

09 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi cement producer Tabuk Cement has appointed a new general manager as of 6 January 2019. Ali Al-Qahtani will succeed Ali Mohmiha Al Asmari, according to a statement to the Tadawul, the Saudi stock exchange. In January-September 2018, the company reported net losses of SAR66.49m, compared with January-September 2017 when net losses reached SAR2.23m.

LafargeHolcim advances Legal and HR to Executive Committee

19 December 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has promoted its Legal and Human Resources (HR) functions to its Executive Committee to strengthen its agile management focus, while its Corporate Growth and Performance function will be organised into three centres of excellence. As a result of the changes, Feliciano González Muñoz, who leads HR, and Keith Carr, who heads up Legal and Compliance are appointed as members of the executive committee. Urs Bleisch will support the transition of Corporate Growth and Excellence a...

East Africa Portland Cement appoint new Chairman and Director

18 December 2018, Published under Cement News

The East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) (LafargeHolcim group) has appointed Edwin Kinyua as its new Chairman and Director. Mr Kinyua replaces William Lay who had served as the Non-Executive Chairman since November 2014. Mr Kinyua was made chairman and director on 20 September 2018, but his appointment was only announced through local media this week. He previously worked as the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Kenya Wine Agencies Ltd (KWAL). He has the challenge to tur...

Fauji Cement Company appoints directors

13 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Company Ltd (FCCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that it has appointed a new Chairman, Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director and Directors during 10th Extra Ordinary General Meeting on 29th November 2018. The new board now consists of the following directors with effect from 13 December 2018. Lt Gen Syed Tariq Nadeem Gilani, HI(M), (Retd) Chairman Lt Gen Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, HI(M), (Retd)  CEO/MD Dr Nadeem Inayat  Non Executive Director Maj Gen Tahi...

Hail Cement appoint new chairman and deputy chairman

05 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Hail Cement Co's board of directors approved on 3 December the appointment of Ali Othman Al Zaid as the company's new chairman. Meanwhile, the Saudi Arabian cement producer has also appointed Qasem Saleh as the deputy chairman, the cement producer said in a bourse statement.

Votorantim appoints new global CEO

04 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Marcelo Castelli has been appointed Votorantim Cimentos' new global CEO starting on 1 February 2019. He succeeds Walter Dissinger, who led the company for more than five years and will take on new challenges. Mr Castelli is an executive with a career of over 31 years. In 1997 he started working at VCP (Votorantim Celulose e Papel), since then, he has held several executive positions and coordinated the merger of Aracruz and VCP, which created Fibria. At the company, Castelli was the execut...

François Petry new director of LafargeHolcim Belgium & France

04 December 2018, Published under Cement News

François Petry was appointed by LafargeHolcim as the new director for France and Belgium, succeeding Bénédicte de Bonnechose. Mr Petry joined Holcim France in 2008, when he was appointed general manager of the company’s aggregates business. In 2013 he left to head Holcim Group’s subsidiary in Romania and this was followed by a position in the UK where he served as general manager of Aggregates Industries UK.

PPC CEO Claassen to retire

23 November 2018, Published under Cement News

South-Africa-based PPC has initiated a process to find a new CEO after the incumbent, Johan Claassen, expressed an interest to take early retirement. Mr Claassen was appointed permanent CEO in February this year after serving as interim CEO for six months following the departure of Darryll Castle.

Flying Cement make two director changes

08 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Pakistan-based Flying Cement Co Ltd in Pakistan has appointed two new directors, Nadeem Tufail and Waqar Zahid. They replace Imran Chaudry and Muhammad Tawassal Majeed, respectively, from 31 October. As a result, the company's new Board of Directors now comprises: Agha Humayun Khan as Chief Executive and seven directors, ie Kamran Khan, Momin Qamar, Yousuf Kamran Khan, Qasim Khan, Samina Kamran, Nadeem Tufail and Waqar Zahid. Line No 2 upgrade The company's management has also arranged...

FLSmidth's new O&M manager sees cement in the fast lane

02 November 2018, Published under Cement News

At first glance, racing high-tech cars at 300km/h and operating cement factories would seem to have little in common. But don’t tell that to Anders Benfeldt, the new head of FLSmidth Operation & Maintenance. Benfeldt sees plenty of parallels between racing supercars and making cement. With a sterling resume that includes senior positions at Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor, DGtek A/S and Babcock & Wilcox Vølund, earlier this year FLSmidth tapped Benfeldt to lead its growing subsidi...