Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Mr. Jean-Marc Junon, French

[B. Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering]
Mr. Jean-Marc Junon is Chairman of the Board of Directors of TPCC from April 2005. He took his apprenticeship on the production side in the nuclear industry in France, where he worked for 5 years rising to the position of Site Manager. He joined the cement industry in 1987 as Deputy Plant Manager in Italcementi Group, serving that Group for 14 years in increasingly more responsible posts, overseeing executive roles in production, strategic business planning & development. He rose to the position of Business Development Manager in charge of South-East Asisa and China before leaving Italcementi at the end of 2000. He joined the HeidelbergCement Group in 2001 as Chief Operating Officer in charge of China.
He is currently Chief Operating Officer for HeidelbergCement Africa. Mr. Junon chairs or sits on the Boards of several other companies in the Group.

Mr. Alfonso Rodriguez, Spanish

Mr. Alfonso Rodriguez took over the Managing Director position of TPCC-Twiga Cement in November 2013. He is an MBA Finance & Business major, who also holds a Masters Degree in Real-Estates Development. He has had further trainings related to the cement industry as well as various leadership courses. Mr. Rodriguez brings to table his wealth of cement industry experience spanning for over 15years, having worked in various cement companies in USA, Spain, China, Senegal, Egypt and Gambia. He joined Heidelberg Cement in 2011 as the Managing Director of CimBenin, a Heidelberg Cement subsidiary in Benin, W/Africa. A position he held until his appointment last year to TPCC-Twiga Cement Tanzania, also a Heidelberg Cement subsidiary.
Mr. Rodriguez is a hands-on strategic leader with strong expertise in Finance and Commercial. As the Captain of the Twiga Cement Management Team, he is responsible for ensuring that the company attains its commercial, operational, risk, and financial goals.

Mr. Gary Whitehead

Mr. Gary Whitehead worked with the Hanson Group for 15 years, joining the HeidelbergCement Group in 2007 when Hanson was acquired
by HeidelbergCement AG. Gary worked within the United Kingdom business in various senior Finance roles before being appointed the
Chief Finance Offi cer of the Turkish JV, Akcansa in 2010. He joined HeidelbergCement Africa in November 2012 as the CFO for HC Africa
Group of Companies. Gary was appointed to the Board of TPCC in December 2012.

Ms. Ruth Zaipuna,Tanzanian

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Mr. Oswald Urassa,Tanzanian

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Mr.Hakan Gurdal,Turkish

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