Afzaal Qadri promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Pioneer Cement Industries effective November 5th, 2019

Date Posted: Nov 05, 2019

Raysut Cement Company SAOG appointed Mr. Afzaal Qadri as Plant Manager of Pioneer Cement Industries which is owned 100% by Raysut Cement Company SAOG, effective May 2018. Mr. Afzaal reported to Raysut’s CEO, Mr. Joey Ghose.

Aged 49, Mr. Qadri brings with him over 30 years of experience of the Cement Industry.

Mr. Afzaal began his career in the Cement Industry in 1987 and since then has worked in various engineering and operational roles in the United States of America, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Pakistan.

He is Senior-level professional, experienced as General Manager, Plant Manager, Group Operation Manager of public and private companies,  Highly analytical decision-maker with extensive experience in Erection , commissioning , and operation of grey and white Cement Plants, along with proven history of increasing productivity and turning around difficult situations.

Mr. Qadri has in-depth understanding of emerging technologies and their commercial applications in cement industry, His last assignment was with Heidelberg cement in United States (North Region).

Afzaal said "I am delighted to be joining the Raysut Group at such a Challenging time in the company’s development. I want to demonstrate the important combination of experience and vision that the company requires to achieve its goals. My top priorities will be to provide safe and healthy environment to my team and community, to launch new best quality products to be competitive in the challenging market".