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Dangote Cement Appoints Tim Surridge Chief Financial Officer

By on November 2, 2012

Dangote Cement

Dangote Cement PLC (DANGCEM-NL, “the Group”), Nigeria’s largest cement producer, has announced that Tim Surridge has joined the Group as Chief Financial Officer. He will also join the Board of Dangote Cement.
Formerly a partner at KPMG, Tim Surridge brings substantial accounting and advisory experience to Dangote Cement. He has previously advised the Group on a wide range of issues around its preparation for listing on the London Stock Exchange.
A qualified accountant, Tim joined KPMG in 1991 and gained significant international experience in audit and transaction work. In 2006 he became a Partner in KPMG’s Transaction Services business, working on listings, reverse takeovers, management buy-outs and acquisitions.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote, founder and Chairman of Dangote Cement, said:
“Tim Surridge is regarded very highly in the UK market, having gained broad experience in accounting and capital markets during his time at KPMG. We were very impressed with the work he and his team did for Dangote Cement and are delighted that he has decided to join us. His appointment will be instrumental in helping Dangote Cement grow from its origins in Nigeria to becoming a global force in the cement industry, with global standards of transparency and governance.”

Tim Surridge, Chief Financial Officer of Dangote Cement said:
“I am thrilled to be joining Dangote Cement at such an exciting time in its development. We are entering a phase of unprecedented growth in Nigeria and Africa and I am looking forward to being fully involved in its expansion.”