Who we are


We are proud to introduce the dedicated team serving South Africa. As the local presence for the world leader in advanced building solutions, we are ready to bring your next project to life with capability and care.



Kaziwe Kaulule

Country CEO

A multi-talented executive with 15 years of international experience in operations, strategy, transformation, and business development. Kaziwe has a reputation for thriving in competitive environments and developing high-value products and solutions.

Clarissa Appana

Country CFO

Clarissa is an experienced financial director who has worked in multiple regions, managing teams across different geographies and disciplines with a focus on people and teamwork. She is skilled in people management, IFRS, business strategy, audit, anti-corruption, compliance, FCPA, due diligence, project management and leadership.

Kervin Ali

Procurement Country Director

Kervin is a pragmatic leader who has worked in procurement for several years in diverse markets and industries, including South Africa; Germany; and Nigeria. He is a seasoned and principled professional with a deep sense of integrity and a demonstrable track record of success.

Noriko Solomon

Aggregates and Readymix Director

With an excess of 20 years' experience in the Construction Industry and Building Materials Environment, Noriko is a seasoned executive and accomplished director who has a proven track record in successfully managing businesses, delivering superior results and developing high performing teams.

Edith Matekaire

Commercial & Strategy Director

Edith is an accomplished executive with 20 years’ experience in the FMCG and Construction materials industries, excelling in dynamic and demanding environments. She is a decisive and pragmatic leader who can boast driving topline results for global brands and companies.

James Kirkpatrick

Lichtenburg Plant Manager

James is a British national who has worked all over the world, beginning his cement career in 1997 in Malawi as a process engineer. He has built a solid foundation within his field and brings a diverse range of expertise to his new role as Plant Manager.


The Lafarge Group's leadership, knowledge and experience are major assets for Lafarge South Africa. With the Group's 80 000 employees in 80 countries, we have a global backing that offers unrivalled capability and utmost reassurance. Our cement, aggregates and concrete divisions are top-ranking performers in the industry. And with our drive for innovation, we are always pushing the boundaries of possibility in infrastructure.


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Investor Information

Being a leader in the building materials industry means having the resources necessary to pursue the best return on capital to our shareholders and investors. Thanks to our market-leading size, we are well positioned to generate significant synergies. This means we can avoid the need for heavy investments and implement a large-scale innovation strategy, which should translate into dynamic growth at low cost.


• 90 countries

• 100,000 employees

• CHF 29.5 bn in net sales

• 374.0 mt of installed capacity worldwide

• More than 2,500 plants (including over 1,600 in readymix concrete, over 600 in aggregates, over 180 in cement, and 70 grinding plants)