The Board of Directors of Lafarge Zambia PLC has announced that Mr. Emmanuel Rigaux who was serving as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director resigned from the Board on 24 August 2016 following his transfer to Morocco.
Board Chairman Muna Hantuba thanked Mr. Rigaux for his service to the Company and wishes him well in his new appointment as LafargeHolcim Head of the West Africa Cluster comprising several countries including Cameroon, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire and Benin.
And the Board has announced that Mr. Vincent Bouckaert was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Company effective 1 September 2016.
Mr. Bouckaert, is formerly CEO Indian Ocean Cluster (comprising Reunion, Mauritius, Madagascar, Mayotte/Comoro Islands, Seychelles and Maldives).
Mr. Bouckaert began his career in the consultancy sector.
In 1994, working as a Senior Auditor, he joined Arthur AndersenFrance.
Mr. Bouckaert joined Holcim France in 1997 as Assistant to the CFO and in 1998 moved to Holcim Madagascar as CFO.
In 2000 he was appointed CFO of Holcim Lebanon and in 2005 he became CEO of that company.
He was then appointed CEO of legacy Holcim Indian Ocean Cluster in 2010.
Mr. Bouckaert is a French national and he completed graduate studies in Engineering and Economics at Centrale Lille, France.