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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...

Adelaide Brighton announces new CEO

19 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Australia’s Adelaide Brighton has announced that Nick Miller will become the company’s new CEO after Martin Brydon leaves the company next year. Mr Miller is the CEO of Broadspectrum, an infrastructure and maintenance service group, and was the managing director of civil construction company Fulton Hogan between 2010-17. Mr Miller is expected to take up the position no later than 17 April 2019, according to Zlatko Todorcevski, chairman of Adelaide Brighton.

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.