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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.

Taiheiyo Cement appoints new president

28 February 2018, Published under Cement News

Taiheiyo Cement Corp has appointed Masafumi Fushihara as president and representative director, effective from 1 April 2018. Mr Fushihara is presently working within the company as Senior General Manager of the Cement Business Division Department. The current president, Shuji Fukuda, will become chairman of the business.

George Michos appointed CEO of LafargeHolcim Maroc

09 February 2018, Published under Cement News

George Michos has been appointed CEO of LafargeHolcim Maroc, according to Medias24. Mr Michos has replaced Marcel Cobus in the role, who has moved to take charge of the Europe region on LafargeHolcim’s executive committee. Mr Michos has also been co-opted as a director of the company. George Michos previously held several senior positions within the group. Most recently, he has been the managing director of Heracles General Cement Co, Greece.

Frederic Guimbal appointed CEO of Holcim Azerbaijan OJSC

29 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Frederic Guimbal has been appointed CEO of Holcim Azerbaijan OJSC, according to the company’s website. Mr Guimbal replaces Rossen Papazov in this role, effective from the start of October 2017. Frederic Guimbal previously worked as the managing director of Holcim India. Holcim Azerbaijan has approximately 40 per cent of the cement market share in the country, according to Trend News Agency.