Gustavo Navarro, new Insee Cement CEO | Sunday Observer

Gustavo Navarro, new Insee Cement CEO

11 October, 2020

Insee Cement, appointed Gustavo Navarro as Chief Executive Officer of its Sri Lankan operation on September 1. The appointment follows the relinquishment of CEO duties by Nandana Ekanayake who navigated the company for over three years.

Ekanayake will remain as the Chairman of the Board of Directors that he took on in May 2019.

Having previously held CEO positions for Holcim in Serbia and Russia, and for CRH’s Romanian subsidiary Navarro draws experience from a long-established career in the construction and building materials industry.

With two decades of C-level leadership experience in contrasting construction landscapes and countries, Argentine-born with an Italian heritage, Navarro brings deep insight to Sri Lanka’s growing cement business in a demanding era. Today, through investment in research and innovation and promoting collaboration within the industry, Insee Cement Sri Lanka is responsibly steering the local construction sector towards sustainable construction products.