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UltraTech MD to step down in December

10 September 2019, Published under Cement News

Krishna Kishore Maheshwari will be appointed as UltraTech's first non-executive vice chairman as he retires from his managing director role on 31 December this year. Kailash Chandra Jhanwar, currently deputy managing director and chief manufacturing officer, will succeed Mr Maheshwari as MD after this date. Before serving three years as MD at UltraTech, Mr Maheshwari was the managing director at Grasim. He is also a director for Aditya Birla Management Corp, a corporate body which provide...

Jaime Hill appointed as CEO of Holcim Mexico

27 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Jaime Hill has been appointed as the CEO of Holcim Mexico, as the company looks to strengthen operations and consolidate the firm in the cement, aggregate, concrete and value-added product sectors, according to a press release.  "I am honoured to take on this responsibility because Mexico is a key country for LafargeHolcim. In strategy 2022, we will implement a simpler and results-oriented operating model, so that we can be closer to our customers. This will involve investments in projects...

Peter Donkersloot to resign from Caribbean Cement

28 June 2019, Published under Cement News

Peter Donkersloot Ponce, general manager of Caribbean Cement Co (TCL Group), has announced that he will resign his post effective from 31 July. The position will be filled by Yago Castro Izaguirre, the current general manager of Arawak Cement Co (also TCL Group) in Barbados. Mr Donkersloot was appointed general manager of Caribbean Cement in 2016, under his leadership the company has received approval for a new limestone quarry and gypsum quarry expansion. The company also saw a 237 per c...

PPC announces new CEO and delays annual results presentation

27 June 2019, Published under Cement News

South Africa’s PPC has appointed Roland van Wijnen as its new CEO after a search that began in November 2018 when Johan Claassen announced he would be retiring from the role. "We are pleased to have secured Roland, a Dutch national, whose listed company experience and exposure to international global best practice will broaden the management practices of PPC. He has a detailed knowledge of the cement sector. He is up-to-speed with our strategic imperatives and will advance the process with...

Buzzi Unicem announces resignation of non-executive director

22 March 2019, Published under Cement News

Buzzi Unicem has announced that Luca Dal Fabbro will be resigning from his position of non-executive director, effective from the end of the board meeting on 28 March 2019. He was appointed on 8 February 2018 in place of Oliviero Maria Brega, who had passed away. Mr Dal Fabbro has decided to leave his position after his name had been indicated for the presidency of Snam SpA by the majority shareholder, according to a press release. The company thanked him for his contribution and noted that...

CRH announces board update

04 March 2019, Published under Cement News

CRH has announced that Don McGovern will step down from its Board of Directors on 25 April 2019, after serving two three-year terms. "On behalf of the board I would like to thank Don for his commitment to CRH over his six years on the board, and in particular for his service as senior independent director and as chairman of the remuneration committee. We wish him every success in the future," said Nicky Hartery, chairman of the company.

Holcim Australia announces new CEO

06 February 2019, Published under Cement News

Following the commencement of Nick Miller’s duties as CEO of Adelaide Brighton last week, the company has announced the departure of George Agriogiannis, executive general manager of concrete and aggregates. Mr Agriogiannis will become chief executive of Holcim Australia on 11 March. The current CEO of Holcim Australia, Mark Campbell, will leave the company at the end of March. "I wish to announce that Mark Campbell has decided to leave Holcim Oceania to pursue his career outside the grou...

Graeme Bride appointed as plant manager of Tarmac's Aberthaw facility

12 December 2018, Published under Cement News

UK-based Tarmac has appointed a new plant manager, Graeme Bride, at its facility in Aberthaw, south Wales. Mr Bride has 19 years of cement plant management experience from time spent in Nigeria and the Philippines. In his most recent role he was health and safety director at Lafarge Africa. "I am looking forward to working across departments to ensure we continue to drive performance to meet market challenges whilst enhancing our activity within the local community, " said Mr Bride. Gr...

Mahendra Singhi appointed as president of CMA

07 December 2018, Published under Cement News

CEO of Dalmia Cement (Bharat), Mahendra Singhi, has been appointed as the new president of India’s Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA). Mr Singhi will take over the position from the outgoing Shailendra Chouksey. "India is on the cusp of great growth and infrastructure development. The Indian cement industry is at a significant moment of its history and I look forward to leading the association towards a sustainable global future," said Mr Singhi.

Republic Cement CEO elected head of ECCP

30 November 2018, Published under Cement News

The President of Republic Cement, Nabil Francis, has been elected as the new head of the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP). "At Republic Cement, we recognise the hard work and the many good things that the Chamber has done over the past years and I look forward to continuing this during my term," said Mr Francis. Mr Francis will be replacing Guenter Taus, who will be leaving the chamber after three years since he is no longer part of any ECCP member company. "We a...