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CRH appoints chairman designate and a non-executive director

26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

CRH plc has appointed Richard Boucher as  chairman designate on 25 September 2019. The Board has also appointed Johan Karlström as a non-executive director, with effect from 25 September 2019. Mr Boucher will succeed the present chairman,  Nicky Hartery, on 1 January 2020. Mr Hartery, who has been chairman since May 2012 and a board member since 2004, will retire as chairman and from the Board on 31 December 2019. The Board has also appointed Mr Johan Karlström as a non-executive director,...

Wonder Cement appoints Sanjay Joshi as executive director

26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

India-based Wonder Cement, part of the RK Group, has appointed Sanjay Joshi as executive director. Mr Joshi is a chemical technologist, and an alumnus from IIM Calcutta and second-rank holder from UDCT, University of Mumbai. He has led multiple businesses across industries, including the building materials and paints sectors before joining the cement industry. "A firm believer in leading by example, Joshi has consistently driven initiatives that have raised the bar of efficacy and account...

WCA appoints two joint chairmen

26 September 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has appointed two new Joint Chairmen, Cui Xingtai of China United Cement Co (CUCC) and Vincent Lefebvre of Cem'In'EU. Mr Cui has been Chairmen of CUCC since 2005 and Vice President of CNBM since 2009. Mr Lefebvre has dual experience as an international group executive with Holcim and start-up founder of Cem'In'EU.

Oficemen names Víctor García Brosa as new president

12 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Spain’s cement association, Oficemen, has appointed Víctor García Brosa as its new president. Mr García Brosa is currently deputy general director of Cementos Portland’s managing board. A chemical engineer by training, he entered the cement industry in 2005, when he took up a post in Portland Valderrivas’ strategic planning unit. In 2015 he was appointed director general of the FCC subsidiary. He will succeed Jesús Ortiz, who will step down after a two-year tenure at the helm of Oficemen. ...

Najran Cement has reappointed its chairman

04 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Najran Cement Co has reappointed Mohammed bin Manaa Aballala (non-executive member) as its chairman. Salah bin Yassin Allaf (independent member) was named as deputy chairman, while Abdulsalam Abdullah Aldriabi was reappointed as CEO.

WCA appoints vice president

18 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association (WCA) has appointed Mohammed A Al-Garni as its vice president. Mr Al-Garni is the CEO of Saudi Cement Co and board member of WCA. "It is a great honour to be chosen as the new Vice President of the World Cement Association and I am really excited to participate in helping it grow further, supporting the association in its role as the voice of the cement industry globally," said Mr Al-Garni. Mr Al Garni has 35 years of experience in the cement industry.

Kohat Cement makes top changes

09 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Kohat Cement Company Ltd (KCCL) has informed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) that the Board of Directors have appointed Aizaz Mansoor Sheikh as Chairman and Nadeem Atta Sheikh as CEO for a term of three years commencing from 8 July 2019. Kohat Cement has a capacity of 2.677Mta at its Kohat plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan.

MPA appoints new executives

05 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The UK-based Mineral Products Association (MPA) has appointed three new members to its executive team: Tony Jones is the organisation’s new director of health and safety, while Neal Weston will succeed Brian James as director of regions. Dr Robert McIlveen, head of public affairs, will take over from Jerry McLaughlin. Tony Jones is an experienced SHEQ specialist having worked in the security, safety, oil & gas and mineral products industries. Following 23 years in the British Armed Forces,...

World Cement Association appoints its first CEO

04 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The World Cement Association has appointed Ian Riley as its first CEO and he will start in his new position from 1 September 2019 when Norman Greig retires as Secretary General. "We are delighted that Ian has agreed to join World Cement Association as its CEO, at an incredibly exciting time in our history," said WCA Chairman, Vincent Lefebvre. "His experience and drive will be invaluable as we work to take our organisation to the next level in the months and years ahead." Ian has a wealth ...

UltraTech Cement appoints Sujeet Jain as chief legal officer

18 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Sujeet Jain, group general counsel and company secretary of Viacom18, has joined UltraTech Cement as chief legal officer in Mumbai. A graduate of GLC Mumbai, he began his career at Thakkar and Thakkar Advocates before moving to Hutchison Telecom. In 2005 he joined People Group and three years later, Viacom 2008.