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Senior level appointment in Akçansa


Gilles Covello is appointed as the Assistant General Manager (Businesses) in Akçansa, Turkey’s leading construction materials company.

Who is Gilles Covello?

Gilles Covello graduated from ENSI Clermont Ferrand Chemical Engineering Department in 1991. Covello started his career in 1991 as an Environment and Process Engineer at the Ciments Français Gargenville Plant, and acted as Quality and Kilns Manager at the Calcia Beffes Plant from 1993 to 1996. He acted as Plant Manager at various facilities of Italcementi from 1996 to 2016.

Serving as the Technical Director in charge of five integrated facilities with a capacity of 11Mt/y at HeidelbergCement Suez Cement Egypt from 2016 to 2019, Gilles Covello is appointed as Assistant General Manager (Businesses) in March.