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PT Semen Indonesia appoint new President Director

20 September 2017, Published under Cement News

In its Extraordinary General Meeting held Friday 15 September 2017, the shareholders of PT Semen Indonesia have approved the appointment of Hendi Prio Santoso as new President Director. The 50-year-old Mr Santoso was President Director of state-owned gas company PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) from 2008 until 2017. Previously, he held the positions of Finance Director at PGN (2007-08) and Director/Investment Banking at PT Morgan Securities Indonesia (2004-07). He holds BA degrees in B...

Martin Riley new MPA Chairman

04 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Martin Riley, Senior Vice President, Tarmac, has been appointed MPA Chairman for the next two years. He succeeds Simon Vivian of the Breedon Group. Nigel Jackson, CEO of MPA, paid tribute to Simon's contribution to MPA over the last two years: "Simon is one of the industry's most experienced leaders and has invested a huge amount of time and passion into maintaining the unity of the association for the good of all members irrespective of size or the nature of their businesses. His persona...

Hanson makes two new management appointments

31 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Hanson Cement UK (HeidelbergCement group) has made two senior appointments within its bulk products division, as part of strategic drive to improve customer service. Phil Matthew joins the business as field sales manager, and John Doolan has been promoted to key account manager. Both new recruits will work together to strengthen new and existing customer relationships, reporting to Mark Hickingbottom, national commercial director – bulk products. Mr Matthew was previously at AB InBev, w...

Ash Grove names J Randall Vance President and CEO

18 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Ash Grove Cement has appointed J Randall Vance as CEO and President. Charles Sunderland, chairman and chief executive officer and part of the fourth generation of Sunderland family members to lead the majority family-owned business, will remain chairman of the board. “Randy has demonstrated effective leadership for Ash Grove's largest business of portland cement and has embraced our unique, successful corporate culture,” said Mr Sunderland. “I look forward to Randy's leadership now extend...

Joan Molins Amat new Cementos Molins President

01 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Spain-based Cementos Molins has appointed Joan Molins Amat as its new President following the passing of Casimiro Molins Ribot on 25 June. Joan Molins Amat was formerly First Vice-President of the company. The Group's Board of Directors assigned Joaquín Molins Gil as First Vice-President and Ana María Molins López-Rodó on his place as Second Vice-President.

Oficemen names Jesús Ortiz as new president

31 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Oficemen, the Spanish cement association, has appointed Jesús Ortiz as its new president. Mr Ortiz is currently CEO of HeidelbergCement in Spain. With a degree in Economics and Business Management from a French university, he succeeds Jaime haro.


24 July 2017, Published under Cement News

Darryll Castle is stepping down as CEO of PPC. Johan Claasen, managing director, has stepped into the role as an interim measure. Mr Castle has said he is leaving to pursue other interests but will be available to the company for six months to ensure a smooth handover to his successor.  The announcement comes just one month after the company reported a 93 per cent drop in full-year earnings due to a liquidity crisis following PPC’s credit rating being slashed to junk status.

Patrick Kron to be elected to LafargeHolcim board

11 April 2017, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim will propose the election of Patrick Kron as a board member to its general meeting on 3 May. "We are delighted to be able to nominate Patrick Kron, who is an experienced management personality with extensive experience in the transformation of industrial companies," said LafargeHolcim President Beat Hess in the announcement. Mr Kron was formerly head of the industrial group Alstom. Philippe Dauman and Alexander Gut are not available for re-election.

Mauricio Doehner new president of Mexico’s cement association

06 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Mauricio Doehner has been appointed as new president of Mexico’s cement association, Cámara Nacional del Cemento (Canacem). He replaces Billy Álvarez of Cruz Azul. The appointment is for one year with the option to re-elect him for a second period. The new president will focus on positioning cement more as an infrastructure option, promoting the use of alternative fuels, transportation efficiency and reducing environmental impact, the agency said. Mr Doehner is Executive Vice President...

Semen Indonesia appoints former intelligence chief Sutiyoso

03 April 2017, Published under Cement News

PT Semen Indonesia has appointed former Jakarta governor and State Intelligence Agency (BIN) director, Sutiyoso, its president commissioner. Sutiyoso served as BIN chief under President Joko Widodo’s administration and previously led the Indonesian Justice and Unity Party (PKPI). The appointment comes at a time of public protest against the building of the company’s new factory in Rembang, Central Java.