Dangote Cement CFO Brain Egan made executive director

Brian Egan (pictured), Dangote Cement Group chief financial officer, has been appointed as the executive director, finance. According to the company, his promotion follows the “significant contribution he has made to the group”.

Egan joined Dangote Cement in 2014. He was previously executive director and CFO of Petropavlovsk and of Aricom, both of which were listed on the main board of the London Stock Exchange. Other positions Egan has held during his career include Group CFO of Gloria Jeans Corporation, financial director and company secretary Georgia-Pacific Ireland Ltd, and CFO of Coca-Cola HBC Russia.

Aliko Dangote, chairman of Dangote Cement, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Brian to our board. His appointment as executive director, finance, reflects the significant contribution he has made to the group since he joined in April 2014. He has transformed our financial management and reporting and become a trusted source of insight for investors."