Interim CEO appointed at Bamburi Cement
Bamburi Cement Ltd announces that Bruno Pescheux CEO, has stepped down from his position with effect from 30 September 2017 and retires in due course. Eric Kironde will be appointed on an interim basis while a successor is identified. Eric has been the CFO of BCL since 2013 and is a member of the Board.
Dr John Simba, Chairman, said "We would like to recognise the contribution of Bruno Pescheux and thank him for his leadership. We wish him a long and happy retirement".
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Bamburi Cement Limited, a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim, and is the leading cement manufacturing and marketing Company in the Eastern Africa region, having been operational for 63 years. Its three major subsidiaries are Hima Cement Ltd (Uganda), Bamburi Special Products Ltd and Lafarge Ecosystems Ltd.
LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company serving masons, builders, architects and engineers all over the world. Group operations produce cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete which are used in building projects ranging from affordable housing and small, local projects to the biggest, most technically and architecturally challenging infrastructure projects. As urbanisation increasingly impacts people and the planet, the Group provides innovative products and building solutions with a clear commitment to social and environmental sustainability. With leading positions in all regions, LafargeHolcim employs around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.
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