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Eduardo Sánchez takes over management of Unacem Peru

23 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Eduardo Sánchez Verdejo has taken over the general management of Unacem Peru. At the same time, Mr Sánchez will continue to fulfill the role of Corporate Industrial Vice President of Unacem Group, a role he has been performing since February 2021. He has more than 25 years of experience in the cement industry. In addition to his long career at Unacem, Mr Sánchez has been alternative fuels manager at Lafarge Ecocem, as well as production, optimisation and quality manager at Lafarge’s Montcad...

Fauji Cement Co appoints new CEO

15 December 2021, Published under Cement News

The board of directors at Pakistan’s Fauji Cement Co Ltd has approved the appointment of Qamar Haris Manzoor as chief executive officer. The appointment became effective from 13 December 2021 and is expected to last until 12 December 2024.

FLSmidth sees 22% rise in revenue

11 November 2021, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has reported a 22 per cent YoY increase in revenue to DKK4660m (US$718.8m) in the third quarter of 2021, compared to DKK3834m in the 3Q20. EBITA advanced 72 per cent to DKK305m from DKK177m, while EBITA margin reached 6.5 per cent from 4.6 per cent. Including currency effects, order intake increased by 15 per cent YoY to DKK4549m against DKK3955m in the year-ago period. “Third quarter saw strong momentum in order intake. In particular for service orders, as activity in the min...

Fecto Cement appoints chairman and chief executive

08 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Pakistan’s Fecto Cement has appointed Aamir Ghani and Mohammed Yasin Fecto as chairman and chief executive, respectively, with effect from 1 November 2021. The appointment has been made for a term of three years, according to Pakistan Company News.

Eagle Materials appoints Mauro Gregorio to its board

04 November 2021, Published under Cement News

USA-based Eagle Materials has appointed Mauro Gregorio to its board of directors. Mr Gregorio is the currently president of Performance Materials and Coatings at Dow, a supplier of innovative solutions in infrastructure and transportation. "Eagle Materials has a strong board with a diverse mix of backgrounds, capabilities and experiences, and today our board is even stronger with the addition of Mauro. I could not be more delighted that Mauro is joining us. His insights and perspective will...

Alamgir Kabir re-elected as president of the BCMA

26 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Alamgir Kabir, vice-chairman of MI Cement Factory, has been re-elected president of the Bangladesh Cement Manufacturers’ Association (BCMA). Shahidullah, managing director of Metrocem Cement and chairman of Metrocem Group, and Zahir Uddin Ahmed, managing director of Confidence Cement, have also been re-elected as the first and second vice-president of the BCMA, respectively. “Working with the policymakers to flourish the cement sector as well as to keep the consumers’ interest up will ...

Cementos Yura appoints new general manager

25 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Peru-based Cementos Yura has selected Fernando Rojas as its new general manager, replacing Julio Caceres, who was appointed on an interim basis. Mr Rojas has more than 27 years of experience in the cement industry internationally, having developed his professional career in Cemex, where he served as director of operations (Costa Rica and Puerto Rico) and lead the regional direction of Optimisation and Sustainability for Central America and the Caribbean. Julio Cáceres has been appointe...

Fives Pillard appoints new executive director

01 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Fabien Illy has joined Fives Pillard as its new executive director. Fabien has considerable and international expertise in the combustion industry where he has spent the majority of his career. His main role will be to drive the company's business strategy, international development and boost its growth. After first starting his career at Air Liquide and working in its R&D department for combustion and cryogenics, Fabien joined the Group Fives 18 years ago where he held variou...

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.