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New CEO at Insee Cement Sri Lanka

8 January, 2023
Jan Kunigk
Jan Kunigk

Insee Cement appointed Jan Kunigk as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on January 1.

He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Western Illinois University (USA) and a Diploma in European Business Studies from Bamberg University, Germany, concluding as Diplom Kaufmann.

Kunigk replaces Nandana Ekanayake, who while retiring from his position as CEO will continue as Chairman of the company.

He took on responsibilities as Insee Cement Sri Lanka’s Executive Vice President in 2017,and also functioned as the company’s Commercial Director, responsible for Marketing, Sales, Products and Solutions, Innovation, and External Affairs.

In his new role, Kunigk will strengthen Insee Cement’s position as industry leader, address pressing industry and market challenges, promote Insee Cement’s culture of innovation and the company’s stewardship towards sustainable, green construction solutions that are “Made in Sri Lanka”, and explore untapped opportunities to grow beyond cement and concrete in a rapidly evolving construction industry.

His career in the construction and building materials industry is anchored to his tenure at the Swiss Based Holcim Group, where he held a number of strategic leadership positions including Regional Head – Strategy amd Business Development for South Asia/ASEAN region, and the post of Senior Vice President at Holcim Indonesia just prior to joining Insee Cement, where he was responsible for revenues of over USD 1 bn.

Before joining Holcim, Kunigk worked in management consulting. He has participated in various Executive Management Programs at IMD Lausanne (Switzerland), and Chicago Booth School of Business (USA).