Huaxin Cement Co., Ltd. announced that at the AGM was held on 9 January 2023, the company approved the appointment of Mr. Martin Kriegner as non-executive Director of the Tenth Board of Directors. Mr. Martin Kriegner, male, born in September 1961, graduated from the University of Vienna with a Doctorate in Law and he obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Mr. Martin Kriegner joined the Holcim Group in 1990 and became the Chief Executive Officer of the Austrian operations in 1998.

He served as the Chief Executive Officer of India operations in 2002 and later served as the Regional President Cement for Asia. In 2012, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge India for Cement, RMX and Aggregates. In July 2015, he became the Area Manager Central Europe and was appointed as the Head of India in 2016.

He serves as the Region Head for Asia, Middle East & Africa and a member of Holcim's Group Executive Committee since 2016 and he served as director of the Company from April 2017 to April 2018. Mr. Martin Kriegner is a member of the board of directors of LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Limited listed on the Chittagong Stock Exchange (trading code: LHBL) and the Dhaka Stock Exchange in Bangladesh (trading code: LHBL), Holcim Philippines Inc. listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (stock code: HLCM) and LafargeHolcim Maroc S.A. listed on the Casablanca Stock Exchange in Morocco (ticker: LHM). Mr. Martin Kriegner is also a director of ACC Limited listed on the National Stock Exchange of India and the BSE in India and Ambuja Cements Limited listed on the National Stock Exchange of India and the BSE in India.