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Eagle Materials Inc name new COO

14 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Michael Haack has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer of Eagle Materials Inc. Prior to joining Eagle, Mr Haack spent 17 years at Halliburton Energy Services, holding successively important operating positions, culminating with the management of Global Operations for Sperry Drilling, a multi-billion dollar company in the drilling and evaluation division of Halliburton. The announcement was made by Dave Powers, CEO, who commented that "Michael has been serving as our C...

McInnis Cement in search for new President CEO

08 August 2018, Published under Cement News

Hervé Mallet is leaving McInnis Cement after nearly two years as its President and CEO. Mr Mallet was appointed in November 2016 to straighten out the company which was struggling with cost overruns on the construction of its Port Daniel-Gascons plant. “Mr Hervé Mallet, President and Chief Executive Officer of McInnis since November 2016, is leaving the company. The Board of Directors wishes to acknowledge the work accomplished during Mr. Mallet’s management of the company, and thanks him...

New CEO for the Global Cement and Concrete Association appointed

11 July 2018, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced the appointment of Benjamin Sporton as its Chief Executive. He will take up the role in early October 2018.   Benjamin Sporton joins the GCCA from the World Coal Association where he has served as Chief Executive for almost four years. As Chief Executive of the newly-formed GCCA, Benjamin will lead the association's efforts to drive advances in sustainable construction, working to enhance the cement and concrete industry’s contr...

LafargeHolcim appoints new Head of Middle East/Africa

04 July 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has appointed Miljan Gutovic as the Head of Region Middle East/Africa and Member of the Executive Committee of the Franco-Swiss building materials producer, effective as of July 2018. He succeeds Saâd Sebbar who has decided to pursue opportunities outside of the company. Miljan Gutovic (39), an Australian national with over 13 years of experience in the building materials sector, joined LafargeHolcim in 2018 from a leading building materials company. He built up a successful...

Fauji Cement appoints new Company Secretary

28 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Fauji Cement Company Ltd (FCCL) informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that it has appointed Brig Riaz Ahmed Gondal as Company Secretary with effect from 27 June 2018, in place of Brig Ch Zafar Iqbal (Retd). The company plant is located at Fateh Jang in Punjab, Pakistan. The clinker capacity stands at 3.27Mt while  cement capacity is at 3.433Mt.

Morocco’s APC elects new board

18 June 2018, Published under Cement News

The Association Professionnelle des Cimentier (APC) of Morocco has appointed Taraga Marouane, chairman of the Board of LafargeHolcim Morocco, as its new chairman. He succeeds Mohamed Chaïbi, who has been co-opted as a director and appointed special advisor to the newly-elected president of the PCA. The general assembly, which was held on 7 June, also appointed Malik Sefrioui as vice-president while the positioni of the treasurer general returns to Brahim Laraqui. Mohamed Boujnaoui has bee...

CRH to create new global Building Products division

31 May 2018, Published under Cement News

CRH plc will establish a new global Building Products division from 1 January 2019, bringing together its Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution and Americas Products divisions. Under the leadership of Keith Haas (currently President, Americas Products), this new platform will operate alongside our Americas Materials and Europe Materials divisions, leveraging CRH's scale and network opportunities across the company's global products businesses, CRH stated. David Dillon (currently President...

China National Building Materials (CNBM)

30 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Earlier this month, as a result of the merger between CNBM and China National Materials Co Ltd (Sinoma), eight members of the Sinoma senior management team were appointed vice presidents of CNBM. They are Song Shoushun, Yu Mingqing, Sui Yumin, Su Kui, Yu Kaijun, Xue Zhongmin, Liu Yan and Liu Biao.  Meanwhile, three members of the CNBM board have announced that they will be stepping down in June this year. They are CNBM Chairman, Song Zhiping, along with Guo Chaomin and Xu Weibing, both di...

Board appointed for Global Cement and Concrete Association

25 May 2018, Published under Cement News

The 10 founding members of the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) have met for the Foundation Meeting of the Association and to formally launch the GCCA. The association will focus on global construction challenges and promote leadership in the manufacture and use of cement and concrete. At the event in London, the Chief Executives of leading cement businesses across the world elected Board members and appointed Albert Manifold, CEO of CRH plc, as President and Fernando A Gonzál...

CNBM appoints new board members

11 May 2018, Published under Cement News

Song Zhiping, chairman of the board of China National Building Material Co Ltd (CNBM), as well as Guo Chaomin and Xu Weibing, both directors of the board will step down from the board with effect from 13 June 2018, when the company’s annual general meeting takes place. The board of directors has thanked both directors for their service to the company. Resolutions for approval at the AGM have been proposed to approve the electdion of Peng Jianxin as executive director. In addition, Xu Weibi...