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Holcim Argentina appoints Christian Dedeu as CEO

10 December 2019, Published under Cement News

Holcim Argentina will have a new CEO from January 2020. The company named Christian Dedeu, the first Argentinian to be appointed in the top job. Christian holds an economics degree from Universidad del Salvador as well as an MBA from the Universidad Austral. He has been employed by LafargeHolcim since 2007 and has served in various commercial, marketing and retail roles in Argentina and Costa Rica. “I feel very happy and proud to lead the Holcim Argentina team and continue betting on the...

CMA announces president and VP appointments

04 December 2019, Published under Cement News

India’s Cement Manufacturers' Association (CMA) has elected Mahendra Singhi as its president for the second year running. "I'm extremely proud to be associated with CMA during this year of rapid and profound positive environmental impact. I'm looking forward as CMA President to making 2020 an even more prolific year. Indian cement is working on a low carbon technology map and remaining fully sustainable. The cement industry is consciously working on achieving and aligning itself with the S...

Metrocem appoint new Chief Marketing Officer

27 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Khandker Ataur Rahman Rifat has joined as group chief marketing officer (CMO) of Metrocem of Bangladesh. According to company updates, he has 25 years of experience in the cement industry.   Mr Rifat previously worked as a key figure in Aman Cement Mills Ltd as CMO (July, 2016 to November, 2019), Holcim Cement as GM (January, 2015 to April, 2016), Unique Cement Ltd as Sr GM (2003 to 2014), Cemex Cement (BD) Ltd as ASM (November, 2000 to October, 2003) and Hyundai Cement Ltd (February, 1995-...

Oman Cement appoints new CFO

25 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Oman Cement Co has appointed Fatick Hussain Al Balushi as the company’s CFO. Mr Al Balushi has more than 15 years of experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries and was associated with Oman Oil Co before his appointment at Oman Cement Co. He also worked as finance manager for Oman Oil Co’s Salalah Methanol Co. He is an alumnus of Sultan Qaboos University and University of Leicester.

Bestway Cement to appoint new directors

14 November 2019, Published under Cement News

Bestway Cement Ltd of Pakistan has announced holding of extraordinary general meeting of the company on 5 December 2019 to elect eight directors for the next term of three years.   The new eight member’s team of directors would replace retiring directors namely, Mohammed Anwar Pervez, Muhammad Irfan Anwar Sheikh, Muhammed Younus Sheikh, Haider Zameer Choudhrey, Zameer Mohammed Choudhrey, Dawood Pervez, Njma Naheed Pirzada and Nazib Nazir.


28 October 2019, Published under Cement News

CRH appointed Richard Boucher as chairman designate on 25 September 2019. He will succeed the present Chairman, Nicky Hartery, on 1 January 2020. Mr Hartery has been chairman since May 2012 and a board member since 2004. Mr Boucher joined the CRH board in May 2018 and has been chairman of the remuneration committee since September 2018. Prior to that he has held a number of positions with the Bank of Ireland, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank. CRH has also appointed Johan Karlström a...


28 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Ms Tryposa Ramano will step down as chief financial officer and director of PPC with effect from 31 October 2019. After eight years with the company, Ms Ramano says she wishes to pursue personal interests. However, she will be taking on a consultancy role with PPC to ensure continuity. Ms Ronel van Dijk will act as interim CFO until a permanent CFO is appointed.

Premier Cement Mills Ltd has new CEO

14 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Tarique Kamal has recently joined Premier Cement Mills Ltd of Bangadesh as chief operating officer (COO) effective from 1 October 2019. He was previously head of sales and distribution at Arla Foods Bangladesh, according to a company statement.   He also worked at British American Tobacco Bangladesh. He obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees from the Institute of Business Administration under the University of Dhaka.   Premier Cement Mills Ltd started its commercial production on 12 M...

ABAD makes new appointments at AGM

07 October 2019, Published under Cement News

Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD), one of the top cement users in the country, made changes in its top office bearer for 2019-20 at its AGM last week. Patron-in-Chief of Allied Panel, Mohsin Sheikhani of Hina Housing Project (Pvt) Ltd, was unanimously elected as chairman of ABAD for 2019-20. Mr Sheikhani has twice served as ABAD chairman previously. Sohail Warind, Abdul Rehman and Muhammad Ali Ratadia were elected as senior vice chairman, vice chairman and chairman s...

Crown Cement appoints new CEO

27 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Crown Cement Group of Bangladesh has appointed Mukter Hossain Talukder as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Mr Talukder was previously the group's chief operating officer. Talukder also served Aman Group, Rangs Group and Social Marketing Company in key positions. He obtained a master's degree on accounting and information science from the University of Dhaka. He is also a fellow chartered accountant of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh.