Albert K. Sigei
Chief Executive Officer

Albert K. Sigei joined CIMERWA PPC as Chief Executive Officer on 06th January 2020. He comes as an experienced executive with more than 18 years’ experience in the cement industry. He has lived [expand title=”Read more”] and worked in varied  cross-cultural geographies including Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, UK and Malawi. With a sterling work pedigree in Business Development, Business Management and Change Management, he has a keen eye for business and a sharp mind for decisions. Just the right attributes for a captain of the ship.

Albert’s multi-disciplinary background including Engineering, Finance, IT, Risk Management and leadership set the stage for his 18 year old career in the durables sector. He has a first class honors Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nairobi, is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and graduated from various executive courses offered by Ivy league Business Schools – INSEAD, London Business School, HEC Paris and The Ivey Business School at Western University.

He is passionate about Africa hence his unwavering focus on the importance of alignment between business purpose and societal needs.


Mugabe Rizah
Head, Supply Chain

Rizah joins CIMERWA as Head, Supply chain.  She is at the helm of leadership oversight and guidance to a large supply chain management and technical team. She manages strategic relationships with business partners [expand title=”Read more”] and clients in order to enable supply chain optimization.

Rizah joins us with a career that spans over fifteen years in Supply Chain, both in Rwanda and Kenya. Over the last eight years, she was working as Supply chain manager at Heineken Bralirwa and three years as Procurement Manager at KCB Bank tasked with local SC operations, customer service, supply planning, inbound/outbound logistics, warehousing and strategic sourcing.

She has a first-class honor master’s degree in Operations and Production from India and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the National University of Rwanda.

Rizah has excellent leadership and influence skills, able to bring vision to a group and cross departments by demonstrating strong customer service mindset required. Rizah is a strong communicator, resourceful and creative with a capability of turning ideals into plans and executing them impeccably.[/expand]

John Bugunya
Chief Finance Officer

Formally with Bank of Kigali as Chief Finance Officer for over 4 years and on to Prime Insurance as CEO, John comes with a wealth of knowledge in Business Finance Management and Planning. An avid numbers gentleman [expand title=”Read more”]who had a broad understanding of business leads our Finance Division as the Chief Finance Officer.[/expand]

Paul Nkusi
Head, Human Resource

Having worked in the public sector with the National Capacity Building secretariat, Supreme Court of Rwanda, Bank of Rwanda and now the private sector with CIMERWA, Paul comes with multifaceted perspectives on people management.[expand title=”Read more”]

Paul has helped CIMERWA develop a people first culture that enables better output for the organization as a whole. Paul is a graduate of Makerere University.[/expand]

Godfrey Kamukunde
Head, Legal & Company Secretary

Godfrey joined CIMERWA on 18th September 2020 as the Head of Legal, Corporate affairs and Company Secretary. He will help streamline the functioning of the Legal and Corporate affairs Department [expand title=”Read more”] and oversee and steer legal and regulatory compliance.

to joining CIMERWA, Godfrey worked as the Legal advisor and Company Secretary for BRALIRWA Plc (Heineken and Coca-Cola Rwanda). He also worked with Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) as the Legal Director, Head of the Modernisation Team and Principal Internal affairs. He has a wide range of experience in legal advisory, corporate governance, teaching/lecturing law and Consulting in different areas of law.

Godfrey has in past consulted for various Non-governmental organisations (USAID, University of Massachusetts- Boston-USA, International Labour Organisation (ILO), TROCAIRE international, Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights and Development (GLIHD), Winrock International, Tetra Link East Africa, Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR)-Rwanda, etc); and Ministries and Institutions (MINIJUST, MIFOTRA, REMA, MINEAC, ILPD, etc).

Godfrey holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Rwanda and Master’s degree in Commercial Law (LLM) from the University of Cape Town- South Africa. He also holds a Diplome d’étude en langue française from the University of Rwanda and several certificates in various areas of law, good governance and performance evaluation and management.[/expand]

Mamy Andriamasiharivony
Plant Manager

Hailing from Madagascar, Mamy comes equipped with more than 20 years of cement industry experience with LaFargeHolcim. He worked across different markets including Madagascar, Phillipines, Comoros and Malawi and has held various positions[expand title=”Read more”] including Maintenance Manager, Production Manager, Project Manager and Plant Manager.

He is a motivational leader with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering coupled with hands-on technical knowledge. He is also a good communicator, listener and relationship-builder across departments.[/expand]