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YTL executives appointed to Lafarge Malaysia board while CEO resigns

20 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Yeoh Khoon Cheng has resigned as CEO of Lafarge Malaysia although he will stay on as the group’s executive director. In addition, Lafarge Malaysia Vice Chairman, Martin Kriegner, and non-independent and non-executive directors John William Stull and Datuk Tan Pei Ling have also resigned. In a separate move, several YTL Corp Bhd executives have been appointed to the company’s board. YTL Corp Executive Chairman, Tan Sri Dr Francis Yeoh, and Managing Director, Datuk Yeoh Seok Kian, have bee...

Sachem Head nominates two for Eagle Materials Board

10 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Eagle Materials Inc shareholder Sachem Head Capital Management LP is nominating two people to Eagle Materials’ board, saying the company needs “new voices”. Scott Ferguson, Sachem Head’s managing partner, and Wendy Lane, board member at Willis Tower Watson plc were both nominated. Sachem Head, who reported a 8.9 per cent stake on 28 March 2019, is concerned about the “diversion” of resources as Eagle expanded into oil and gas proppants. While it said it was encouraged by the portfolio re...

Bangladesh Cement Manufacturers Association appoints new president

08 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh Cement Manufacturers Association (BCMA) has elected Muhammad Alamgir Kabir, managing director of Crown Cement as its new president for the next two years, according to BDNews24. Muhammad Shahidullah, managing director of Metorcem Cement Ltd and chairman of Metrocem Group, and Zahir Uddin Ahmed, managing director of Confidence Cement, have also been elected the first and second vice-president, respectively. The other members of the new committee are Treasurer Faizur Rahman Baku...

Shree Digvijay Cement Co appoints directors

03 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Shree Digvijay Cement Co Ltd has appointed Anil Singhvi and Pramod Kabra as non-independent directors with effect from 30 April 2019. In addition, the board of directors has also appointed Mini Menon and Mahesh Gupta independent non-executive directors.

LafargeHolcim to appoint three new Board Members at AGM

18 April 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim's Board of Directors are to propose the appointment of three new Members of the Board at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 May, following the resignation of two Board members. The nominees for the new positions are Colin Hall, Naina Lal Kidwai and Claudia Sender Ramirez. Nassef Sawiris and Gérard Lamarche have decided not to stand for re-election to the Board at the AGM. As the Head of Investments of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, a major shareholder of LafargeHolcim, Colin H...

Saud Suliman Al Juhani new Tabuk Cement board chairman

12 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia-based Tabuk Cement Co has appointed Saud Suliman Al Juhani as the new chairman of the board, effective 14 April 2019. He replaces Dr Saeed Obaid who stepped down from the post due to other business commitments, said the company in a filing to the Saudi bourse, Tadawul. The company board also appointed Khalid Al Angari as the new vice chairman. The current board term ends on 25 January 2020.

LafargeHolcim Maroc appoints new Chairman of the Board

25 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafargeholcim Maroc has appointed Ali Fassi Fihri, former chief executive of the National Office for Drininking Water and Electricity (ONEE), to chairman of the board. Mr Fihri, who was dismissed from ONEE by King Mohammed VI in October 2017, now replaces Tarafa Maraouane, who resigned from his position.

Former INC president to head Cementos Concepción

15 March 2019, Published under Cement News

The former president of Paraguayan state-run cement producer Industria Nacional del Cemento, Jorge Mendez, will be leading the new cement company Cementos Concepción, according to Esmerk Latin American News. The new 1Mta cement plant , announced earlier this week, is expected to come online in 2021. Equipment for the facility will be supplied by Denmark-based FLSmidth. When operational, the unit will produce two types of cement – for small and large construction projects.

Yeoh Khoon Chen redesignated as Lafarge Malaysia CEO

14 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Malaysia’s CFO Yeoh Khoon Cheng has been redesignated as the company’s CEO with immediate effect. On 16 November last year he was appointed interim CEO. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and joined Lafarge in 1987 as a finance manager. Since then, he has held various positions in the group’s business development, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. In January 2016, he was appointed CFO in Huaxin Cement Ltd – post which he held unt...

Shivam Cement names new CEO

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Shivam Cement of Nepal has appointed Sajan Devkota as its new chief executive officer. Mr Devkota has an experience of 22 years with different national and multinational companies, including Nestlé India, Nepal Lever, Varun Beverages, Nebico Biscuits and Chaudhary Group. Sajan Devkota has also been associated with Shivam Cements for the past four years. The company said that it believes it will be able to reach greater heights in the cement and clinker industry under Mr Devkota’s leadershi...