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Dangote Cement appoints new deputy group MD

22 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement has appointed Philip Mathew as its new deputy group managing director and CEO, with effect from 15 September 2021. Mr Mathew has 34 years of working experience in global and regional cement industries, and has been involved in project management from feasibility to commissioning and stabilisation, according to the group.

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe's CEO steps down

15 September 2021, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe Ltd has announced the resignation of its CEO, Precious Murena, with effect from 9 September. Precious Murena joined the company in 2011 and became CEO in 2020. Amr Elmowafy Aly Mowafy, currently Chief Financial Officer, will assume the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer in the interim until the appointment of the substantive CEO.

Green Cement Inc appoints new CEO

17 August 2021, Published under Cement News

USA-based Green Cement Inc has appointed Grant Quasha as its CEO, as the company embarks on an international expansion drive. Mr Quasha succeeds John T Preston, who will remain chairman of the board. Previously, Mr Quasha served as CEO and managing director of Paringa Resources, a junior mining company, and chief commercial officer of Wolverine Fuels. The company has been developing its PozzoSlag product as a low-carbon substitute for ordinary Portland cement and is now looking to expa...

Shree Cement appoints new chief sustainability officer

12 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Shree Cement has appointed Shrinath Savoor as its new chief sustainability officer (CSO), with effect from 9 August 2021. The new CSO will steer the company efforts towards strengthening its sustainability and ESG value proposition. "The appointment will help bring a more focussed approach in its drive towards catalysing sustainability as a major driver of its growth. It is a reflection of SCl's efforts to reinforce its sustainability credentials and boost stakeholder engagemen...

Umm Al Qura Cement appoints chairman

05 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Umm Al Qura Cement Co has appointed Abdullah Abdulaziz Suleiman Alabdulatif as its chairman. The board also appointed Saud Mahamed Ali Al Sabhan as vice-chairman, according to a bourse filing. The board also approved the formation of the Remuneration and Nominations committees, the appointment of representatives before the Capital Market Authority and the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).

Saudi Cement announces new board member

02 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Saudi Cement Co has announced the resignation of board member Mohammad Sulaiman Balghonaim and the appointment of Mansour Mohammed Balghonaim as a member of the board to complete the term of his predecessor for the remainder of the current term, which ends on 31 December 2021. Mr Balghonaim has around 16 years of experience in banking and currently serves as head of Business Development for Wholesale Banking at the Gulf International Bank.

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...