Leading concrete personality joins Chryso S.A.

28 June 2018

One of South Africa’s most experienced and respected managers in the cement and concrete industries, Neville Wearne, has joined Chryso South Africa as Project Manager: Concrete Aesthetics.

Prior to his new appointment, Wearne was Marketing Project Manager for Lafarge SA, a company he joined in 2005 and served in various capacities including in Paris in 2013 as Industrial Performance Director with responsibilities extending to a dozen foreign countries, including China, Vietnam and Malaysia. Other posts held at Lafarge included National Marketing Manager, as well as Product and Area Manager in KZN.   

During a life-long career in the cement and concrete industry, Wearne was also;

Assistant Quality Manager of Holcim Aggregate and Readymix in Durban;

Area Sales Manager for W.R. Grace in KZN; and

Quality and Branch Manager for Readymix Concrete in Botswana.

Wearne’s involvement in concrete started in 1982 when he assumed an assistant managerial role at a family-owned readymix concrete business in Vryheid in the Free State.

More information from Elrene Smuts, tel 100 306 9000/

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