Pursuant to section 3.59 of the LuSE Listing Requirements, the Board of Directors of Lafarge Zambia PLC (“the Board”) wishes to announce the resignation of the following Directors of the Board effective 26th November 2021:
(a) Mr Ahmed Hosny Fathallah Khalifa;
(b) Mr Jashmed Jahangir Khan; and
(c) Mr John William Stull.
The Board also wishes to announce the appointment of Mr Chai Jianping as a new Director of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge Zambia Plc effective 29th November 2021 following the resignation of Mr Jashmed Jahangir Khan effective the 26th November 2021.
Mr Chai brings over 35 years’ experience in the Cement Industry to Lafarge Zambia Plc. He has a Bachelor Degree in Inorganic Non-metallic Materials from Wuhan University of Technology and a Master Degree in Industrial Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He joined Huaxin Cement Co., Ltd in July 1987 and has held various roles over the years ranging from manufacturing roles, plant managerial roles, directorate roles and management of overseas businesses.
The Board looks forward to Mr Chai’s vast contributions to the Company in his capacity as Director on the Board of Directors and Country Chief Executive Officer and wishes him well.
By Order of the Board
Chibuye Mbesuma Ngulube
Issued in Lusaka, Zambia on November 30, 2021