Holcim Romania appoints new general director starting April

Newsroom 08/02/2016 | 12:23

Sofiane Benmaghnia was named general director of Holcim Romania starting April 1, 2016, and will be replacing Francois Petry, who became CEO of Aggregates Industries – subsidiary of LafargeHolcim in the United Kingdom, according to a Holcim press release.

Previously general director of Meftah Cement Operations, Aggregates & Concrete in Algeria since 2011, and before that financial director at Lafarge Concrete and Aggregates in the Middle East for three years, the 39-year-old Algerian-Canadian joined the LafargeHolcim group in 1999 as a financial analyst.

Benmaghnia has a degree in trade from the University of Tunisia, a certification in management accounting from the Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and an executive MBA from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada. Additionally, he is also a certified public accountant (CPA) and a certified management accountant (CMA), according to the Holcim press release.

Holcim (Romania) S.A. has two concrete factories in Campulung and Alesd, a grinding plant and cement terminal in Turda, 14 ecological concrete plants, three aggregate plants, two plants of special binding material and a cement terminal in Bucharest. The company has approximately 800 employees and is a part of the LafargeHolcim group that was born following the merger of Lafarge and Holcim in 2015.

Andreea Tint

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