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CRH appoints two non-executive directors

01 October 2018, Published under Cement News

CRH has announced the appointment of Mary Rhinehart and Siobhan Talbot as non-executive directors of the board. Ms Rhinehart and Ms Talbot will join the company with effect from 1 October and 1 December, respectively. Ms Rhinehart is chairman, chief executive officer and president of Johns Manville Corp, a Berkshire Hathaway company, which is a leading global manufacturer of premium-quality building products and engineered specialty materials. Ms Talbot is group managing director of Glanb...

GCCA appoints Andrew Minson to executive team

01 October 2018, Published under Cement News

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Minson as Concrete and Sustainable Construction Director. Dr Minson joins the GCCA from the UK-based Mineral Products Association and will take up the role in January 2019. Dr Minson will lead the GCCA’s work in promoting the sustainability value of concrete in the future of construction, according to a press release. "I am delighted to be taking on this role at the GCCA, working in a sector which ...

Nuvoco Vistas appoints new MD

25 September 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd has announced the appointment of Jayakumar Krishnaswamy as its managing director with immediate effect. Mr Krishnaswamy will be responsible for the company’s three business divisions of cement, ready-mix and aggregates. Mr Krishnaswamy had previously worked as the managing director of AkzoNobel India, a paints and coating manufacturing company, and was responsible for its operations in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan, according to a press release.

CCNN appoints new independent directors

01 August 2018, Published under Cement News

The Cement Co of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) has announced the appointment of Senator Khairat Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe and Shehu Abubakar as independent directors of the company. Effective from 12 July, the appointment also includes Abbas Ahmad Gandi as a non-executive director. Abdul Samad Rabiu, chairman of the CCNN board of directors, has reportedly stated that the installation of new board members is in line with the company’s commitment to the best corporate governance practices, according to T...

CEO of Hail Cement resigns

10 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia's Hail Cement Co has announced that its CEO, Matar Alahrani, has resigned from his position with effect from 30 August 2018, due to moving to a new position. The company's board of directors have noted their appreciation for Mr Alahrani's efforts since the company’s inception, according to a press release.

Dalmia appoints Ujjwal Batria as COO

02 July 2018, Published under Cement News

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has appointed Ujjwal Batria as COO of the company. Mr Batria will lead the operation of sales and marketing, logistics, manufacturing and technical services departments, according to the company. Mr Batria has previously served as CEO of Lafarge India Ltd, alongside associations with Century Textiles & Industries Ltd and Tata Steel. 

LafargeHolcim appoints new CEO of US Cement

15 May 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has appointed Jamie Gentoso as the new CEO of its US Cement operations. Ms. Gentoso has previously worked as the senior vice president of concrete at Sika Corp US, and succeeds John Stull, who was recently announced as the CEO of Holcim Philippines. “Jamie has a proven track record in this industry, and her deep-seeded expertise and strong focus on the customer will be valued contributions to LafargeHolcim in the US,” said René Thibault, LafargeHolcim group executive committe...

LafargeHolcim appoints new Head of HR

20 April 2018, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim has appointed Feliciano González Muñoz as the new Head of Human Resources, effective from 1 May 2018. Mr Muñoz will succeed Caroline Luscombe, who has decided to pursue opportunities outside of the company, according to the press release. The Head of HR will not be a member of the executive committee, bringing it down to eight members.   Mr Muñoz is currently HR Director for the Europe sector of the business, and has worked within LafargeHolcim for over 11 years. Felician...

Siam Cement to appoint a new director

15 March 2018, Published under Cement News

Air Chief Marshal, Satitpong Sukwimol, a close aide of Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn, is awaiting shareholder approval to become a director of Siam Cement Group (SCG). Mr Sukwimol has previously served on the board of the national flag carrier, Thai Airways International from 2009-13. More recently, he was appointed director-general of the Crown Property Bureau on Sunday. The multibillion-dollar royal property management organisation manages the assets of the king, including stakes in SC...

CRH appoints Richard Boucher as a non-executive director

02 March 2018, Published under Cement News

CRH has announced the appointment of Richard Boucher to the board as a non-executive director, with effect from 1 March 2018. Mr Boucher has extensive experience in financial services, and was CEO of Bank of Ireland Group between Feb 2009-Oct 2017. Furthermore, he has held senior management positions within the Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank. Currently, Mr Boucher is a consultant for Fairfax Financial Group and is a non-executive director of Greece-based Eurobank Ergasias SA.