Dangote Cement Plc has announced the appointment of Arvind Pathak as the company’s new Chief Executive and Managing Director.
This news was made known through a statement released by the company.
According to the statement, Arvind’s tenure will kick off on March 1, 2023.
The present CEO, Frenchman Michel Pucherco will exit the company at the end of February after three years at the helms of affairs and then, the new one will take its rightful place.
Pathak led India’s Birla Corporation, a cement producer before he became the chief operating officer and deputy managing director of Dangote Cement.
He had formerly served at Mumbai-based Associated Cement Company Limited as regional CEO and has experience spanning more than 30 years, which includes transforming businesses, spearheading crucial greenfield projects, as well as overseeing operations and plant maintenance.
According to the statement, the newly appointed CEO obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Roorkee now IIT Roorkee in 1980 and a postgraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and Management in 1982.
“The appointment of Mr Arvind Pathak will be included in the agenda at the next Annual General Meeting for ratification by the shareholders in accordance with the Companies and Allied Matters Act,” Dangote Cement said.