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May 16, 2014

Cemex has announced two successors to the late Lorenzo Zambrano's title as chairman and CEO of the company.

The board has unanimously appointed director Rogelio Zambrano as chairman and former EVP finance and administration Fernando Gonzalez as CEO, effective immediately.

The move came swiftly after the passing of longtime chairman and CEO Lorenzo Zambrano, who died unexpectedly on Monday during a business trip in Madrid.

May 14, 2014

Cemex CEO Lorenzo Zambrano, who is credited with turning his family's business into Mexico's first sprawling multinational company, has died unexpectedly at age 70.

Zambrano was on a business trip in Madrid and was said to have died of natural causes on Monday, according to multiple media reports.

Zambrano is famous for his role in globalizing the company and putting Mexico on the map as a competitive force, drawing both admirers of his ambition and critics of his competition-squashing tactics.

November 4, 2013

Cemex has recognized the winners of this year's Cemex Building Awards, choosing from amongst 545 domestic buildings and 185 constructed in Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Guatemala, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

The winners were selected by a jury of 17 specialists from seven countries, using a number of criteria related to conceptual, technical and aesthetic qualities.

September 10, 2013

Cemex and Concrete Supply Co. have announced their plans to form a joint venture in the Carolinas. The new company will be known as Concrete Supply Co., LLC and will boast a production capacity of 2 million cubic yards.

Based in Charlotte, N.C., Concrete Supply Holdings Co. will be the majority owner and managing member.

September 3, 2013

Cemex has reached an agreement to acquire some of Holcim's assets for 70 million euros, a move aimed at strengthening the building materials company's footprint in Europe.

“When finalized, this will be an important strategic step that should allow Cemex to improve its footprint in Europe, and it will consolidate our portfolio in the continent,” said Lorenzo H. Zambrano, Chairman and CEO of Cemex.

Specifically, Cemex is set to acquire all of Holcim's assets in the Czech Republic, including a cement plant, four aggregates quarries and 17 ready-mix plants.

November 10, 2008

The transaction, which is subject to the approval of Spanish regulatory authorities, includes Cemex's cement...

November 10, 2008

The transaction, which is subject to the approval of Spanish regulatory authorities, includes Cemex's cement...

September 7, 2008

Monterrey, Mexico-based Cemex, a producer of cement building products, has threatened arbitration in an on...

September 7, 2008

Monterrey, Mexico-based Cemex, a producer of cement building products, has threatened arbitration in an on...

August 20, 2008

Venezuela approved a "forced acquisition" of the shares and property of a Cemex local unit....

August 20, 2008

Venezuela approved a "forced acquisition" of the shares and property of a Cemex local unit....

March 25, 2008

The company expects to see “in excess” of $5.3 billion in sales in the first...

March 25, 2008

The company expects to see “in excess” of $5.3 billion in sales in the first...

September 23, 2007

The $400 million plant is expected to open by 2012....

September 23, 2007

The $400 million plant is expected to open by 2012....

July 19, 2007

Profit is also up 6 percent at the Monterrey, Mexico-based cement company....

July 19, 2007

Profit is also up 6 percent at the Monterrey, Mexico-based cement company....

July 12, 2007

Cemex, the largest cement producer in North America, has acquired more than 90 percent of...

July 12, 2007

Cemex, the largest cement producer in North America, has acquired more than 90 percent of...