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Johannes Theodorus Claassen  
Chief Executive Officer

Qualification: BEng (University of Stellenbosch), EDP (Wits Business School)
Appointed: July 2017

Having served as Executive: Cement Operations and Executive: Lime along with other senior and general management roles across the cement and lime divisions Johan is a professional engineer who joined PPC in 1989. Johan has more than 28 years’ experience in all facets of the cement industry and has been with PPC for that period. He was previously employed by the Department of Water Affairs, progressing to regional engineer.

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Sidebarafricaicon2 (2) As the leading supplier of cement and related products in Southern Africa, PPC Ltd has nine manufacturing facilities and three milling depots in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe that can produce around eight million tons of cement products each year. As part of its strategy and long-term plan to grow revenue by 40% outside of South Africa, PPC is expanding its operational footprint into the rest of Africa, including Botswana, DRC, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. PPC also produces aggregates metallurgical-grade lime, burnt dolomite and limestone.

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