The Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Dangote Cement Plc, Mr Brian Egan, has been appointed as the Executive Director, Finance.
Egan, who joined the Africa’s largest cement producer in April 2014, was promoted following the “significant contribution he has made to the group.”
Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Mr Aliko Dangote, who commented on the development, enthused that, “I am delighted to welcome Brian to our board. His appointment as Executive Director, Finance, reflects the significant contribution he has made to the group since he joined in April 2014.”
“He has transformed our financial management and reporting and become a trusted source of insight for investors,” Mr Dangote said.
He added that Mr Egan’s “appointment to the board demonstrates our continuing commitment to building a world-class company based upon exciting growth and sound financial principles.”
Egan joined Dangote Cement in 2014, having previously been an Executive Director and CFO of Petropavlovsk Plc and of Aricom Plc, which were listed on the main board of the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
He has held the Group CFO of Gloria Jeans Corporation; he was also Financial Director and Company Secretary Georgia-Pacific Ireland Ltd; and CFO of Coca-Cola HBC Russia.
He trained with KPMG and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.