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Rwanda: new CEO of Cimerwa and PPC Gauteng business unit executive

09 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Former General Manager of PPC Cement’s Hercules and Jupiter operations in Gauteng, Bheki Mthembu, has been appointed the CEO of Cimerwa in Rwanda. Mthembu assumed his new duties as CEO from 1 December 2016 under the guidance of Njombo Lekula, Managing Director of PPC International Operations. With optimisation of Cimerwa currently in progress, Mthembu is looking forward to this new challenge and the year ahead. "While PPC’s well-established presence in Botswana and Zimbabwe had alread...

ACC appoints Neeraj Akhoury as MD and CEO

08 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Neeraj Akhoury took office on 7 February as new managing director and CEO of ACC. Mr AKhoury joins ACC from Lafarge Surma Cement, where he was CEO. "This is an exciting phase for the company and the cement industry as the government moves ahead with its agenda for transformative economic growth," he was quoted as saying. Mr Akhoury added he will focus on customer service, operating performance and cost competitiveness.

Siam City Cement Bangladesh appoints new CEO

02 February 2017, Published under Cement News

Thailand-based Siam City Cement (Bangladesh) Ltd has appointed PN Iyer as its new CEO. According to the cement firm, Mr Iyer has over 35 years’ experience in sales and marketing across different cement companies around the world. Mr Iyer attended IMD Business School in Switzerland and is also an alumni of Harvard Business school.

Saudi Arabia: new chairman for Tabuk Cement

30 January 2017, Published under Cement News

Saeed bin Saeed Obaid is appointed as the new chairman of Tabuk Cement, Saudi Arabia. He will succeed Khalid Bin Saleh Al-Shathry. Tabuk Cement said at its ordinary general meeting elected on Thursday, 26 January, the new board members for a three-year period.

Beat Werder new Head of Media Relations of LafargeHolcim

15 December 2016, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has appointed Beat Werder as new Head of Media Relations. He will assume his new role from March 2017 onwards and report directly to Caroline Hempstead, Group Head Communications, Public Affairs & Sustainable Development. Mr Werder previously held the position of Head of the State Secretariat for International Financial Questions (SIF) in Berne. Prior to that, he had been the communication head of the advertising publisher Publigroupe in Lausanne and he had also worked as a ...

Canada: McInnis Cement appoints new President and CEO

29 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Hervé Mallet jhas been appointed as the new President and CEO of McInnes Cement. Mr Mallet has considerable experience in sales, marketing and operations and is a graduate of the University of Wolverhampton and Brunel University, UK. Until recently Mr Mallet was executive vice-president of North America for Dynacast, a manufacturing company with 23 plants and 6000 employees worldwide. As such, he oversaw eight production facilities in North America, delivering performances two times g...

China Resources Cement appoints Ji Youhong as new CEO

22 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Ji Youhong has been appointed as new CEO, executive director and executive committee member of China Resources Cement following the resignation from these positions of Pan Yonghong to pursue other work within China Resources Group. Ji Youhong joined the Group in October 2003 and has served in various managerial positions of China Resources Cement.

Fabrizio Pedetto appointed new Colacem general director

07 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Fabrizio Pedetto has been appointed as the new general director for Colacem with responsibility for the Italian, Albanian and Spain markets.

thyssenkrupp appoints new board members

13 July 2016, Published under Cement News

Michael Höllermann and Johan P Cnossen will form part of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions’ management board from 1 August 2016. Michael Höllermann will be appointed Chief Human Resources Officer following his position as CEO of Regional Headquarters South America, which he has held since 2012. Johan P Cnossen, in addition to heading up the Transformation Office for the implementation of “planets” in Industrial Solutions since 1 May, will assume the new position of Chief Operating Office...

LafargeHolcim appoints Alessandra Girolami as Head of Investor Relations

01 July 2016, Published under Cement News

As of 1 September 2016, Alessandra Girolami will be LafargeHolcim's new Head of Investor Relations. She will report to Group CFO, Ron Wirahadiraksa, and succeeds Michel Gerber. She was previously employed by Carrefour Group as Head of Financial Communications and Investor Relations.