Lafarge South Africa CEO Ken MacLean to leave the LafargeHolcim Group

Today, Ken MacLean tendered his resignation as CEO of Lafarge South Africa, effective 30 June 2017. He will be pursuing other interests outside of the Group. MacLean assumed the role of CEO three years ago and has had a 30-year career with the LafargeHolcim Group. MacLean has been instrumental in driving and leading the commercial transformation of the company, particularly focusing on Lafarge’s route-to-market strategy and the Health and Safety programme. The company wishes to express its gratitude to MacLean for his commitment and for his invaluable contribution in driving the Group’s strategy locally. We are pleased to announce that Alta Theron, currently General Manager of Readymix, will act as interim CEO South Africa, effective 22 June 2017. Theron has extensive experience within the industry and Lafarge South Africa. She joined the company in 2004 and has previously held leadership roles, including both Commercial Manager and Acting Managing Director for Ash Resources (a subsidiary of Lafarge Industries South Africa) in 2013. Theron then proceeded to serve as Country Marketing Manager, prior to being appointed General Manager for Readymix in 2015. About Lafarge South Africa Lafarge South Africa, a member of the LafargeHolcim group, manufactures and supplies cement, aggregates, readymixed concrete, and fly ash through its various business units. It focuses on providing solutions to help the sustainable development of better cities that benefit the country's people. Through having a strong presence in all of its business lines, it is in a unique position to contribute to urban construction, while also helping to build better cities, rural towns and villages. For further information, visit our website on: CONTACTS For further information, please contact: Nompilo Morafo (Ms.) Email: Tel: +2711 657 1109


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