Malaysia: Lafarge Malaysia has appointed Yeoh Khoon Cheng as its chief executive officer (CEO). He has held the role of interim CEO since late 2018 and was also the company’s chief financial officer (CFO), according to the New Vision newspaper. Edward James Coultrup will succeed Yeoh as CFO.
Yeoh, aged 60 years, holds over 30 years of experience in the cement industry and 18 years of experience as a CFO. He has worked for LafargeHolcim’s subsidiaries and predecessor companies since 1999. He first held the CFO post in Malayan Cement Berhad, now Lafarge Malaysia, from 1999 until 2011. He has since been CFO at Lafarge Cement China and Huaxin Cement. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).