Lafarge Africa Plc, a member of Holcim and a leading innovative and sustainable building solutions company, celebrated its trade partners nationwide in appreciation of their effective distribution of its building solutions and products across the country, and thereby contributing to the overall growth of its business in 2022.
The grand ceremony, which was held at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, had in attendance over 100 customers, staff and distinguished guests.
Mr. Lolu Alade-Akinyemi, the Group Managing Director/ CEO, Lafarge Africa Plc, in his speech expressed the company’s appreciation to their customers for helping to sustain the availability of Lafarge’s products all over the country, and for their remarkable contribution to the company’s success in the past year.
“At Lafarge Africa, our relationship with our trade partners and distributors is crucial in providing value-added products and solutions for the housing and infrastructure sectors of the economy. Tonight, we are here to celebrate your significant role in the growth and success of Lafarge Africa.
“We cannot overemphasize the impact of your contributions to Lafarge Africa’s performance. We are partners in progress. I personally thank you and express our excitement for an even more impactful 2023.”
According to Alade- Akinyemi, “Actualising Lafarge Africa’s vision has led us to an increased focus on customer transformation through value adding experiences and partnerships.”
He further stated: “In alignment with our corporate vision of accelerating green growth, we are committed to reducing our carbon footprints at scale, taking actions across the building life cycle through investments and innovation in more sustainable solutions within our manufacturing process. With the production of eco-friendly products, we are accelerating the transition to more sustainable building materials for greener construction.”
Mr. Gbenga Onimowo, the Commercial Director, Lafarge Africa Plc., in his welcome address, thanked the customers for delivering the quality Lafarge Africa demands of its partners.
“I want you to know that as cherished customers, you are the heartbeat of our supply chain. Your dedication ensures that builders and businesses throughout Nigeria can confidently access our quality products when they need them. Tonight, we gather not only to celebrate, but to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support that’s been pivotal in our ongoing journey of growth.”
Onimowo attributed the success story of the leading building solutions company to the critical role the trade partners and distributors play in the company’s supply chain and particularly proud of the synergy that exists between them and the business.