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New CEO for LafargeHolcim's US cement business

02 June 2021, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has announced the appointment of Toufic Tabbara as CEO of its US cement operations. "Toufic is a proven leader in this industry. With a professional background that crosses diverse business divisions and spans both US and global geographies, he is well positioned to drive continued growth across the US cement business," said Group Executive Committee Member and Region Head of North America, René Thibault. Mr Tabbara joined LafargeHolcim in 1998, beginning his career in th...

Solidia Technologies names new CEO

06 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Solidia Technologies has announced a US$78m funding round and named Bryan Kalbfleisch as its new chief executive officer.   The company noted that the funding round attracted a range of leading investors committed to advancing low-carbon solutions for industry. The new funding will support the continued development and deployment of leading technologies to accelerate the decarbonisation of critical building materials industries, it said in a statement.   Mr Kalbfleisch stated: "Joining Solid...

Dewan Cement appoints new director

07 April 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Dewan Cement has appointed Nida Jamil as a director of the company, with effect from 5 April 2021. Ms Jamil has been appointed in place of Waseem-ul-Haque Ansari, according to a company statement.

Wonder Cement appoints new MD

26 March 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Wonder Cement has appointed Kiran Patil as its new managing director, with effect from 15 March. Mr Patil has previously worked as the chief manufacturing officer of ACC. "Having worked with some of the top cement manufacturers in the country and having handled multi-dimensional portfolios across segments, Kiranji’s appointment will surely be a significant contribution to Wonder Cement’s success story," said Vivek Patni, director. The company is currently commissioning grinding un...

Dangote Cement confirms appointment of CFO

22 March 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement has confirmed the appointment of Guillaume Moyen as chief financial officer, with effect from 18 March 2021. Mr Moyen joined Dangote Cement in February 2019 as Group CFO (Operations) and was appointed Acting Group CFO in March 2019. He is in charge of finance and IT and has more than 20 years’ experience in multi-national industrial and services companies, notably operating in emerging markets.

Birla Corp appoints new CEO

02 March 2021, Published under Cement News

The board of India’s Birla Corp has approved the appointment of Arvind Pathak as its new CEO and managing director for a period of three years, effective from 31 March 2021. The current CEO, Pracheta Majumdar, is expected to continue as the chief management advisor. Mr Pathak has 36 years of experience in the cement industry, having held management positions for over 14 years in various organisations, including ACC, DCP, Adani and Reliance ADAG group, according to Birla Corp.

Holcim Philippines appoints new CEO

25 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Holcim Philippines has appointed Horia Ciprian Adrian as its president and CEO, following the departure of John Stull who has led the company for three years. The appointment will be effective from 1 March. "It is an honour to be appointed as the new President and CEO of Holcim Philippines. The business in the Philippines is a significant contributor to the LafargeHolcim Group and it is truly exciting to continue the remarkable work done under John's leadership," said Mr Adrian. He has p...

EAPCC appoints new managing director

12 February 2021, Published under Cement News

Kenya’s East African Portland Cement Co (EAPCC) has appointed Daniel Kiprono as its new managing director, with effect from 8 February. Mr Kiprono replaces acting managing director, Stephen Nthei, who had been in the role for 18 months.

Dewan Cement appoints new CEO

29 January 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Dewan Cement has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer and Director, with effect from 27 January. Malik Bilal Omar has been appointed in the role after the departure of Syed Muhammad Anwar.

Dalmia Cement sees sales volumes rise 7%

10 November 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has seen a seven per cent YoY rise in sales volume to 4.8Mt in the second quarter of the FY20-21, on the back of strong rural demand and a pick-up in the government’s infrastructure and low-cost housing projects. The company also reported its highest ever quarterly EBITDA at INR7.02bn (US$94.68m), compared to INR4.75bn in the 2QFY19-20. Profit after tax also surged to INR2.32bn from INR360m. "The strength of our company’s foundation is visible in overall...