New CEO at the Helm of DDC From January

Appointments

Zsolt Szilágyi

After the retirement of CEO János Szarkándi, Zsolt Szilágyi will lead Duna-Dráva Cement Kft. from January 2023, the company tells the Budapest Business Journal.

After more than four decades with the company, János Szarkándi, DDC's current CEO, is scheduled to step down. His successor, current deputy CEO Zsolt Szilágyi, has been selected by the group's management together with the owners. 

"It is an honor for me to continue on the path started by my predecessor after decades of working together, in recognition of the work we have done together. I will now lead the entire Group, responsible for the excellent team behind DDC. I thank the owners, chairman, and CEO János Szarkándi, and all my colleagues for their support and commitment in the past and future," emphasized Szilágyi.

Szilágyi started his career at DDC in 1999 as a technical coordinator. He later worked as an investment project manager, then as production manager and plant manager at the Vác Cement Plant. In addition to his professional technical qualifications, he holds a degree in Operations Management from Stanford University.

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