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Tabuk Cement appoints new board members

27 January 2020, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk Cement Co has announced the appointment of Saoud bin Solaiman Al Juhni as its new chairman. Furthermore, the company also nominated new members of the board, including Abdulaziz bin Abdelrahman Al Khamis as deputy chairman. The board is expected to serve for the new term, effective from 26 January 2020 until 25 January 2023.

Lafarge Malaysia announces new managing director

31 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Lafarge Malaysia has announced the appointment of Michael Yeoh Sock Siong as managing director of the company effective from 31 May. The company stated that he has been repositioned from the previously-announced role of executive director to MD. Members of the Yeoh family, which controls the YTL group, joined the Lafarge Malaysia board two weeks ago after its acquisition by YTL Cement.

thyssenkrupp announces new country CEO of Saudi Arabia

22 May 2019, Published under Cement News

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has announced that Volker Hellberg has succeeded Thomas Dreiling as its country CEO in Saudi Arabia. Mr Hellberg has a long track record in the Middle East, having joined the company in 2015. Mr Dreiling will now move to Germany and serve as the head of the company’s cement plants operating unit. Over a four-year period, he responsible for combining various thyssenkrupp businesses such as cement, mining, chemicals and services into a single entity – thyss...

Belarusian president calls to improve cement exports

17 May 2019, Published under Cement News

The president of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, has called to raise the cement exports of the country during a meeting to appoint Alyaksandr Dawhala as the new CEO of Belarusian Cement Co, according to BelaPAN. "There is enough cement in our country," said Mr Lukashenko. "Cement industrialists once told me that they would like to double output and modernise production facilities. We invested money and modernised [production facilities], but it is necessary to effectively work in external m...

LafargeHolcim Russia appoints new CEO

12 March 2019, Published under Cement News

LafargeHolcim Russia appointed M Goncharov as the new CEO of the company on 1 March 2019. G Brusco, the former chief executive, has been transferred to the group’s corporate office in Switzerland, according to AK&M. Meanwhile, E Molodtsova was affirmed as the commercial director.

Eagle Materials to make CEO transition in July

05 March 2019, Published under Cement News

USA-based Eagle Materials has announced that Dave Powers, CEO, will retire from this role on 1 July 2019. Mr Powers will remain on the board of directors and will be succeeded by Michael Haack, the current president and COO at the company. "Michael has been instrumental in building upon the company’s enviable low-cost positions and sustainable advantages, particularly as they relate to the scale of operations that Eagle represents today," said Rick Stewart, chairman. "We are also enormously...

FLSmidth expands executive management

01 March 2019, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has announced that Annette Terndrup, head of Group Legal and Strategy, and Cori Petersen, head of Group HR, will join the company’s executive management.   "I am very pleased to welcome Cori Petersen and Annette Terndrup to our Group Executive Management. Their combined experience will support our ability to navigate increased business complexity and enhance our talent development," said Thomas Schulz, CEO.

Cemex changes management structure

16 January 2019, Published under Cement News

Cemex has announced a series of changes to its management structure which will come into force on 1 February 2019. Juan Romero Torres, current president of Cemex Mexico, has been appointed executive vice president of Global Commercial Development. This new role aims to capitalise on the progress that the company has achieved in its Customer Centricity strategy and provide it with a formal structure, according to a press release. As a result, Ricardo Naya Barba, current president of Cemex Col...

Confidence Cement re-elects managing director

31 December 2018, Published under Cement News

Bangladesh’s  Confidence Cement  Ltd  announced a  35 per cent dividend (15 per cent cash and 20 per cent bonus) for its shareholders for the year  ended 30  June, 2018 .    Furthermore ,  Zahir  Uddin Ahmed was re-elected as managing director of the company for a period of three years with effect from 1 February 2018. Rupam Kishor  Barua  and Salman Karim, directors who retire by rotation, were also re-elected. 

Mario Gross steps down as CEO of Lafarge Malaysia

20 November 2018, Published under Cement News

Mario Gross of Lafarge Malaysia stepped down from his role as president and CEO of the company on Friday, after seven months in the position. Mr Gross has been assigned to a new role in the LafargeHolcim group but will also continue as a non-independent non-executive director from 16 November to 31 December this year to facilitate the transition. "During his tenure here, Gross laid the groundwork for the business turnaround plan, putting in place an experienced leadership team and strengt...