Ernest Jelito, President of the Management Board of Gorazdze Cement, will take up the position of a member of the Management Board of HeidelbergCement, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of building materials, starting from July 2019. He will be responsible for managing the Group’s activities in the North and East European region as well as Central Asia.
In addition, he will be responsible for the Heidelberg Technology Center (HTC), Innovation (GPI), Research & Development (R&D) and Sustainable Development (GES). HeidelbergCement’s core business is the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, two of the basic raw materials for concrete production. The basic assortment offer of the concern is supplemented by activities related to the production of ready-mixed concrete as well as concrete prefabricates and other concrete products. In some countries the group also produces asphalt or building materials such as bricks, tiles and lime.
Ernest Jelito is a graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow. He has been working for Grupa Gorazdze, whose CEO he became in 2015, for nearly 40 years. In December last year he was appointed to the position of the Chairman of the Association of Cement Producers (SPC), of which we informed then.