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Ciments du Maroc Board appoints new MD

01 February 2019, Published under Cement News

The Board of Ciments du Maroc, owned by HeidelbergCement via the Italcementi group, has appointed Matteo Rozzanigo as new managing director, effective 1 February 2019. He replaces Hakan Gurdal who remains as Board Director East Africa and Mediterranean Basin. A graduate of the Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy, he has held several posts in Italcementi since 2007, including MD of FYM, the Spanish subsidiary. From 2016 he has worked as Development Director Southwest Europe for Heidelber...

Hanson UK appoints district sales managers for packed products

16 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Hanson UK (HeidelbergCement group) has appointed three district sales managers for its packed products business to improve customer service. Affy Matthew, Louisa Heron and Simon Cowling will report to Andrew Simpson, national commercial director – packed products, and will work with merchants to build partnerships and help maximise sales and profits. "Our three new packed products DSMs will work closely with merchants to help them in areas such as product selection, pricing queries and pr...

Lafarge Zimbabwe appoints new CEO

11 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Zimbabwe has appointed a new CEO to lead the company as it fights to maintain its market share following a rise in imports and increasing competition from domestic rivals. Kaziwe Siame Kaulule will replace Amal Naiel, who left Lafarge Zimbabwe “to pursue other personal interests” after being in charge of the company for five years. Mr Kaulule, who is from Zambia, joins Lafarge Zimbabwe from Lafarge Holcim in the UK, where he was general manager for retail and has previously serve...

Udayapur Cement's general manager moves to oil sector

09 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Surendra Prasad Paudel, resigned his post of general manager of Udayapur Cement on Monday to become the head of the government's Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the country's sole petroleum supplier. Mr Paudel had become Udayapur Cement's general manager in February 2018 and the state-owned cement factory earned a profit of NPR250m (US$2.2m) in the last fiscal year. Apart from increasing the production volume, he was also credited for clearing almost all of the liabilities that the factory owe...

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...