World Cement Association, the international non-profit organisation representing the interests of the cement industry worldwide, announced it has appointed Raman Mangabhai as Chairman of Events and Marketing.
Mangabhai’s impressive career in the cement sector spans both industry and academic roles. His background as a materials technologist has enabled him to develop significant expertise in the use of cementitious and concrete products in a range of industrial applications. He has also organised a number of successful international cement industry conferences over the last 30 years.
Mangabhai is currently Vice President of The Institute of Concrete Technology, taking up the role of President from April, and a Fellow of The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. At WCA, Mangabhai will plan and coordinate the Association’s events and marketing activities globally, as well as liaise with regional representatives about local activities. He will be based in London, where WCA is headquartered, and work closely with Secretary General Norman Greig.