Lafarge Egypt announces participation in Euromoney Egypt Conference 2015


Company's CEO will participate in panel in an effort to support Egypt's construction sector


Lafarge Egypt, a leader in building materials, today announced that it will be participating in Egypt's Euromoney conference, taking place on September 7-8, 2015. In its continued effort to support the country's construction sector, Lafarge Egypt's CEO, Hussein Mansi, will participating in the Real Estate, Construction and Housing panel. Keynote speakers at the event also include H.E. Mr. Hany Kadry Dimian, Minister of Finance, H.E Mr. Ashraf Salman, Minister of Investment, Dr. Mohamed Omran, Chairman, The Egyptian Exchange and Mr. Sherif Samy, Chairman, The Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority.



The conference, which will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in Cairo, will launch a new agenda format to discuss the current key topics with the focus on an inclusive, audience driven approach via a live Twitter poll. The event, which is themed "Financing the Future," will begin with a series of short films and conversations with key figures in Egypt's financial sector, including Ministers, policymakers, private sector bankers and international financial leaders. In addition, Euromoney 2015 will take a look at the current mega projects taking place in Egypt, with workshops discussing the Suez Canal Corridor, Energy and Electricity, and Construction and Housing.


"We are excited to be participating in a prestigious event as Euromoney 2015," said Hussein Mansi, CEO of Lafarge Egypt. "At Lafarge Egypt, it is our priority to continue to support the construction sector in Egypt by tackling the current issues the country is facing, and finding solutions to the challenges along with our fellow industry players. As a leader in building solutions, we also aim to continue to do our part in this community to encourage sustainable operations across all plants in Egypt."


Lafarge Egypt has been the pioneer in providing effective and environmentally reliable thermal treatment solutions in Egypt with great success and a proven track record. The Lafarge cement plant co-processes the fuels with full compliance to international environmental standards and sustains its high quality cement products.

For more details regarding the Euromoney Conference Egypt 2015, please visit the event website.



About LafargeHolcim

With a well-balanced presence in 90 countries and a focus on Cement, Aggregates and Concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. The Group has 115,000 employees around the world and combined net sales of CHF 33 bn (EUR 27 bn) in 2014. LafargeHolcim is the industry benchmark in R&D and serves from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project with the widest range of value-adding products, innovative services and comprehensive building solutions. With a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.


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