November 9, 2018/NSE
The Board of Directors of Lafarge Africa Plc hereby notifies the Exchange of the following Board changes:
- The resignation of Ms. Sylvie Rochier as a Non-Executive Director of Lafarge Africa Plc with effect from the 30th of October 2018.
Ms. Sylvie Rochier joined the Board of the Company on the 26th of July 2012 and was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Board in April 2018 and has since served in the capacity of a Non Executive Director till her resignation.
The Board and Management of the Company appreciate her support and contributions towards the achievement of the business goals and objectives. We wish her the very best in her future endeavours.
- The appointment of Mr. Jean-Philippe Benard as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Lafarge Africa Plc with effect from the 31st of October 2018.
Mr Jean-Philippe Benard (French) is currently the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) of LafargeHolcim. He joined LafargeHolcim in 2012 as the Vice-President, Energy Group. Before then, he worked at Saint-Gobain Glass as a Chief Procurement Officer, and as an International Energy Manager at Arcelor. Jean-Philippe holds an MSc degree in Mathematics and Mechanics from the Universite Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie, France.
Lafarge Africa makes the announcement in compliance with the Nigerian Stock Exchange Listing Rules.