Rossen Papazov joins Lafarge Africa board of directors


Cement maker, Lafarge Africa said Rossen Papazov has joined the board of the company as Non-Executive Director with effect from the 21st of July 2018.

His appointment is following the resignation of Mr. Jean-Carlos Angulo as Non-Executive Director of Lafarge Africa Plc with effect from the 20th of July 2018.

Mr. Jean-Carlos was appointed to the Board of the Company on the 12th of March 2012 and has since served in the capacity of a Non-Executive Director. The Company and the Board has benefitted from his technical expertise and the pivotal role he played in the expansion projects since he joined the Board.

The company said in a statement that “The Board and Management of the Company wish to express their appreciation to him for his support and contributions to Board deliberations towards the achievement of the business goals and objectives. We wish him the very best in his future endeavours.”

Mr. Rossen Papazov (Bulgarian) is currently the Country Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LafargeHolcim South Africa. He joined LafargeHolcim Group in 2000 as a Business Development Manager.

Before then, he worked at the World Bank as a Financial Management Specialist in Sofia, Bulgaria, and as a Senior Associate at Arthur Andersen. Rossen holds an MBA from the prestigious International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland, and he is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Glasgow, UK.

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