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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.


02 March 2016, Published under Cement News

Despite the tough operating environment in South Africa, domestic cementitious volumes hit 3.652Mt in 3Q15, compared to 3.084Mt in the previous quarter. These latest figures take the year-to-date tally to 9.602Mt, versus 8.906Mt in 9M14.  PPC, however, has recorded a 1.6 per cent decline in its South African cement sales over the first quarter (October-December 2015) of its current trading year. On the international side, sales fell by eight per cent including low-margin cement exports to...

Restrepo appointed VP of Cementos Argos division

18 February 2016, Published under Cement News

Camilo Restrepo has been appointed the new Vice President of Cementos Argos' Caribbean and Central American regional division, the company announced yesterday. Mr Restrepo began his career with Cementos Argos in 2005 as a research and development analyst and subsequently became an environmental professional and R&D Manager. In 2012 he was appointed as the company's Vice President of Innovation and has since achieved many milestones, including the launch of Argos Center of Innovation (see: ...

LafargeHolcim: Reitzle to return to Linde?

02 February 2016, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim’s current president, Wolfgang Reitzle, could be returning to Germany-based gas producer Linde to become head of the Supervisory Board after the mandatory two-year waiting period which ends on 20 May 2016, according to the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Mr Reitzle was CEO of Linde between 2003-14 and turned the gas and equipment supplier to a world market leader. However, his appointments to the Supervisory Boards of Continental, Springer, Hawesko and Medical Park could prove an issue fo...

Cemex announces retirement of Vice President of Energy

28 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced that its current Vice President of Energy, Luis R Faris Martinez will retire from office. He will leave the company with effect from 1 February 2016, said the cement company in a filing to the Mexican Stock Exchange. The company did not disclose the reasons for the separation nor who will take Mr Faris Martinez’s place.


05 January 2016, Published under Cement News

Cemex has appointed Jaime Chapa to head the group’s operations across the whole of Europe. Until now he was in charge of South and Central America, a position that is now being taken by Jaime Dominguez, previously in charge of the Mediterranean area.  Ignacio Fernandez is moving from Europe to run the US operations.  Joaquin Suarez is adding the Middle East and Africa to his existing responsibility of Asia.

UltraTech appoints K K Maheshwari as MD

21 December 2015, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement appoints K K Maheshwari as Managing Director and Additional Director for a period of four with effect from 1 April 2016.  Mr Maheshwari is a chartered accountant with over 38 years of experience. He will succeed O P Puranmalka who will step down as MD on 31 March 2016.