Ecocem names Sally Anne Sherry as UK & Ireland MD

Ecocem has appointed Sally Anne Sherry as its new managing director for its business operations in the UK and Ireland.

Sherry will be expected to play a pivotal role in driving growth and sustainability initiatives for the company, which provides low-carbon cement technologies.

As managing director, Sherry is responsible for all aspects of Ecocem’s UK and Irish business, from operations and finance to market development, partnerships and sustainability.

Her contribution is considered imperative for Ecocem’s success, as it gears up to commercialise ACT, its low carbon cement technology, which is it says is capable of decarbonising the cement industry by up to 70%.

In line with Ecocem’s other manufacturing plants, the Dublin plant will be developed and expanded to support the commercial availability of ACT by 2026.

Sherry brings almost two decades of experience in the property industry, and expertise from several positions as a non-executive director.

She said: “The need to cut global carbon emissions has never been more pressing, and the cement industry has a huge role to play in this. I’m looking forward to making my contribution to Ecocem’s mission. It’s an honour to have this opportunity to join an industry trailblazer in its efforts to achieve a sustainable future for all.”

Donal O’Riain, Ecocem’s founder and managing director, added: “The next few years are going to be the most important for our business as we continue to develop and commercialise ACT, our revolutionary low carbon cement technology, in Europe and beyond.

“The carbon challenge facing our industry is significant and tackling it will make a major contribution to global decarbonisation. There is no better time to welcome Sally Anne and the wealth of experience she brings as we drive towards that goal.”

Main image: Sally Anne Sherry, managing director UK and Ireland, Ecocem

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