GCCA Partnerships Council

The GCCA Partnerships Council

Carlos Ferraro

Executive Director, ASOCEM

ASOCEM brings together national cement companies and related industries, with the objective of promoting, developing and protecting all productive, commercial, economic and research activities carried out in relation to the cement, concrete and related industries.
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Ron Peters

Director, Betonhuis

Betonhuis, based in the Netherlands, promotes the architectural, financial and social potential of concrete as a building material. Betonhuis drives a more connected Dutch cement and concrete industry.
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Bart van Melick

President, BIBM

BIBM  is the voice of the Precast Concrete industry at the European level. Starting either from a general situation (e.g. a directive or decision) or from a specific national problem, BIBM is the major precast concrete industry platform which can deal with European-wide issues.
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Jamie Rocha Font

President, CANACEM

CANACEM represents, promotes and defends the interests of the cement industry and its affiliates in Mexico.
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Koen Coppenholle

Chief Executive, CEMBUREAU

The European Cement Association, based in Brussels, is the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe.
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Michael McSweeney 

President, CAC

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) represents five cement companies with clinker and cement manufacturing facilities across Canada.
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Ken Slattery  

Chief Executive Officer, CCAA

Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA) is the peak body for the heavy construction materials industry in Australia.
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Margie Thomson

Chief Executive, Cement Industry Federation

The Cement Industry Federation is the peak industry association for manufacturers of clinker, cement and cement products in Australia.
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Aparna Dutt Sharma

Secretary General, CMA

Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) is the apex body of cement manufacturers in India.
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David Howard

Head of the Building Materials Federation, CMI

Cement Manufacturers Ireland (CMI) is a business association within Ibec. The mission of CMI is to represent the cement industry in Ireland, taking account of the views of all stakeholders and to ensure the many advantages of having a vibrant indigenous cement industry are clearly communicated.
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Dene Cook

Chairman, Concrete NZ

Concrete NZ was established in 2015 and represents a membership of more than 600 corporates and individuals who make a significant contribution to the New Zealand construction and infrastructure sector.
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Francesco Biasioli


The European Ready Mixed Concrete Organisation (ERMCO) is a non-profit organisation that brings together ready-mixed concrete association based in Europe and Israel and, as associate members, in a number of countries all over the world.
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Manuel Lascarro

Executive Director, FIHP

Federacion Iberoamericana del Hormigon Premezclado (FIHP) is a non-profit organisation that brings together ready-mix concrete associations and companies based in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula
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María José Garcia Jaramillo

Chief Executive, FICEM

The Inter-American Cement Federation (FICEM) represents the vast majority of cement producing companies, institutes and associations in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal.
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Naoki ONO

Chairman, Japan Cement Association

The Japan Cement Association (JCA), established in 1948, is a trade organisation comprised of all 17 cement manufacturers in Japan (as of April 2015).
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Hyun Jun Lee

President, KCA

Since its establishment in 1963, The Korea Cement Association (KCA) has acted as the hub role to the advancement of cement and concrete industries in Korea.
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Nigel Jackson

Chief Executive Officer, MPA

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and silica sand industries.
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Michael Phillips

President, NRMCA

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association serves the entire US ready mixed concrete industry through leadership, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.
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Michael Ireland

President and CEO, PCA

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) is the premier policy, research, education, and market intelligence organisation serving America’s cement manufacturers.
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Paulo Camillo Vargas Penna

Executive President, Sindicato Nacional da Industria do Cimento (SNIC) / ABCP

The Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento – SNIC (National Union of the Cement Industry) was founded in 1953, representing the cement industry in Brazilian territory.
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Aniceto Zaragoza

Director, Oficemen

The Spanish Cement Association (Oficemen) is a private non-profit association that represents the Spanish cement industry.
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Martin Schneider

Chief Executive, VDZ

VDZ (Verein Deutscher Zementwerke e.V.) is the economic, technical and scientific association for the German cement industry.
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