Dhaka, 28 January, 2014: Lafarge Surma Cement Limited organized an annual distributors’ meet 2014 on Monday, 27 January, 2014 at a city hotel. 52 Distributors from all over the country took part at the event titled ‘Partners in Progress.’ The meet was organized to thank the distributors and their family members for their extensive support and celebrate the successes of 2013 as one big family. The best performing distributors were also awarded with a certificate and crest at the ceremony. Lafarge Surma Cement Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tarek Elba, Finance Director Masud Khan, Marketing Director Shamarukh Fakhruddin and other high officials of the company were present at the occasion.
Lafarge Surma Cement CEO Tarek Elba said “The theme of tonight’s program is ‘partners in progress’. To me that means not only celebrating the progress we have made together over the years, but also looking forward to the progress that we hope to achieve together in the future.” He also thanked the distributors for achieving the company’s goals during 2013, which was a challenging year for the business. He hoped that the partners will continue their support to achieve Lafarge Surma Cement’s goals in the future.
Lafarge Finance Director Masud Khan & Marketing Director Shamarukh also spoke at the occasion.
Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd. is a joint venture of Lafarge and Cementos Molins. Lafarge is the world leader in building materials with top-ranking positions in its Cement, Aggregates & Concrete businesses. It has more than 176 years of experience and operates in 64 countries with around 68,000 employees. Since 2010, the Lafarge Group has been part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, in recognition of its sustainable development actions. Cementos Molins is a family owned Spanish Company with more than 80 years of experience. Apart from its operation in Spain, it has operations in Bangladesh, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, and Tunisia, controlling 16 million tons of cement.