New general manager for Lafarge Agreggates

20 January 2015

Lafarge has recently welcomed Praveen Bechoo as its general manager for aggregates.

Praveen, whose appointment commenced on 1 October 2014 is based at the Lafarge head office in Longmeadow, and is a member of the country executive.

A qualified engineer, Praveen holds degrees in BSc mechanical engineering, bachelor of commerce and master’s in business administration.

Prior to joining Lafarge, he occupied various senior management roles with companies like Eskom, Holcim and M-Web Commerce Zone. His recent position was Business Unit CEO at Macsteel Coil Processing and Macsteel Special Steels where he spent 13 years.

Jacques Schutte, who has been overseeing the Aggregates Product Line for the past nine months will return to his position as strategy and business development manager.

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