About Us - Press Release - CEMEX announces executive appointments
March 20, 2003
Today, CEMEX S.A. de C.V., (NYSE: CX) announced several executive appointments that will further strengthen its business strategy and improve the efficiency of its operations throughout the world.
Victor Romo, current President of the South American & Caribbean Region, has been named Executive Vice President of Administration, and will continue to report to CEMEX's CEO. Procurement and Controllership will be reporting to the new EVP of Administration, in addition to the areas that previously reported to Mario de la Garza, Senior Vice President of Administration, who is retiring from the company after a 37-year career that was instrumental in the company's development.
Fernando Gonzalez, current President of CEMEX Asia, substitutes Victor Romo as President of the South American & Caribbean Region, and will also report to the CEO.
Francisco Garza, President of the North America Region; Jose Luis Saenz de Miera, President of the Europe, Middle East & Asia Region; Armando J. Garcia, Executive Vice President of Development and Hector Medina, Executive Vice President of Planning and Finance, will all continue to report to CEMEX's Chairman and CEO.
This organizational structure will be effective as of May 1, 2003, and reflects CEMEX's flexibility and commitment to promote and stimulate its own executive talent in order to further strengthen the company's ability to excel in a continuously evolving business environment.
CEMEX is a leading global producer and marketer of cement and ready-mix products, with operations primarily concentrated in the world's most dynamic cement markets across four continents. CEMEX combines a deep knowledge of the local markets with its global network and information technology systems to provide world-class products and services to its customers, from individual homebuilders to large industrial contractors. For more information, visit www.cemex.com.