Neeraj Akhoury


On February 4, 2017 Mr Akhoury brings with him 24 years of rich experience in the steel and cement industries. The last position he held was CEO of Lafarge Surma Cement Limited and Country representative of LafargeHolcim Bangladesh. Prior to that, he held leadership roles in India and other emerging markets. He began his career with Tata Steel in 1993 and joined the LafargeHolcim Group in India in 1999. He was a member of the Executive Committee of Lafarge India, heading Corporate Affairs followed by Sales. In 2011, he moved to Nigeria as CEO & Managing Director of Lafarge AshakaCem PLC. Thereafter, he was appointed Strategy & Business Development Director for Middle East & Africa at the Lafarge headquarters in Paris.

Mr Akhoury has a degree with Economics from Allahabad University, followed by 1 year management program from XLRI, India. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School (GMP).