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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...

Change of CEO in Dadabhoy Cement

25 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Danish Dadabhoy, director of Dadabhoy Cement Industries Ltd informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on 22 October, that following the death of CEO Muhammad Amin Dadabhoy, the board of directors has appointed Fazal Karim Dadabhoy as a new CEO of Dadabhoy Cement Industries effective from 22 October 2018.   The Dadabhoy Cement plant is locatedat Kalu Kohar, in Dadu District of Sindh, Pakistan and has capacity of 2800tpd.

Bamburi Cement appoints Grace Oluoch as new FCO

22 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Kenya-based Bamburi Cement has appointed Grace Oluoch as the company’s new finance director. She succeeds Eric Kironde, who has been Bamburi’s FCO since 2011. “The company is pleased to announce the appointment of Grace Oluoch as finance director,” the Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed company said in a regulatory notice Friday. Ms Oluoch has had a long career with consumer goods giant Unilever holding different roles in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya.

RHI Magnesita strengthens management team

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

RHI Magnesita has appointed Jacqueline Knox, currently Associate General Counsel M&A at VEON, an international telecommunications and technology business, as EVP General Legal Counsel & Company Secretary at RHI Magnesita, effective 1 December 2018. Jacqueline will be based in Vienna and be part of the EMT. "This organisational change within our top leadership team will ensure we are well positioned for the future," says Stefan Borgas, CEO of RHI Magnesita. Jacqueline was previously gener...

Thatta Cement appoints directors and appproves WHR project at AGM

18 October 2018, Published under Cement News

At Thatta Cement Co Ltd's (TCCL) annual general meeting the company elected seven directors for a three-year term commencing from 16 October 2018. The appointments include Khawaja Mohammad Salman Younis, Muhammad Taha Hamdani, Agha Sher Shah, Shahid Aziz Siddiqui, Naheed Memon, Saleem Zamindar and Shahzad Sabir. The company has also approved the time period for providing a PKR300m (US$2.25m) loan/advance facility to its subsidiary company, Thatta Power (Pvt) Ltd (TPPL),  as approved by t...

Cherat Cement posts FY1Q profit fall

17 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cherat Cement Company Ltd (CCCL) has announced its financial results for the period ending 30 September 2018. The company reported a net profit of PKR431m (US$3.23m) in 1QFY 18-19, down by 28.87 per cent YoY.   According to the company's notification to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), CCCL’s net revenue shrank to PKR3.34bn from PKR3.89bn during this period. Company sales during the quarter dropped by 14 per cent YoY, likely due to a slowdown in dispatches following the caretaker governmen...

Bruno Pillon becomes president of Cimbéton

17 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Cimbéton has appointed Bruno Pillon, sales and marketing director of Calcia, as its new president. He succeeds Grégoire Douillet, commercial director of the Vicat group, and will be responsible for defining the strategy of the information centre on cement and its concrete applications. "In the continuity of my predecessor, my ambition is to share, know and recognise all the qualities of concrete to a wide audience. For beyond technical and architectural feats without equal, concrete is p...