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 Read more
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.
With over 26 years of professional experience in Engineering, leadership and management, Karl Willem Heese joined CIMERWA in 2016 as the General Manager;From PPC Cement Plant in Port Elizabeth, South Africa Read more
With such an international experience and expertise in the field of Engineering, cement manufacturing and exemplary leadership, he has been at the center of success of CIMERWA where he is charged with operations execution strategies that has transformed the entire plant tremendously in terms of production and operation efficiency.
Prior to joining PPC, he occupied various managerial positions in manufacturing plants.
Karl has both a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Johannesburg and University of Stellenbosch, South Africa respectively. Over the course of his professional career, he has been able to acquire other internationally recognized certifications in the field of Engineering such as Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) and Professional Engineer (Pr Eng) all of which earns him a professional reputation and highly qualified executive manager in the field.
He is fluent in English, Afrikaans and German languages.
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.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.
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 Read more
A high-performing and team-oriented business leader with experience in developing and driving route-to-market strategy in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Northern Tanzania, DRC & Ethiopia. Held progressive leadership responsibilities spanning +15 years Read more
His multi-functional roles in sales, marketing, customer service and supply chain management have enabled him acquire high-level commercial awareness and build rich & diverse networks. Holds an MBA with focus on strategic management from the United States International University – Africa.
Edgar currently heads CIMERWA’s Sales & Marketing department
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 Read more
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.
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 Read more
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.