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Lafarge Appoints Roux

Bruno RouxBruno Roux was appointed president and chief executive officer for the Eastern Canada business unit of Lafarge Canada Inc. In his new role, Roux will serve as Lafarge's senior leader for all market areas and product lines in Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic provinces. Roux will also join the Board of Directors of Lafarge Canada Inc.

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Hitachi America Names New President and CEO

Hitachi America Ltd.
 announced the appointment of Masaya Watanabe as president and CEO. Watanabe succeeds Kenji Nakamura, who has been appointed advisor to CMO, Corporate Sales and Marketing Group of Hitachi Ltd. The appointments will be effective Oct. 1, 2014.

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Polaris Hires Dryden

Scott Dryden as vice president of Business Development.Polaris Minerals Corp., which is focused on the development of quarries and the production of construction aggregates, announced the appointment of Scott Dryden as vice president of Business Development.

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Major Wire Hires Durand

Alain DurandMajor Wire Industries Limited hired Alain Durand as vice president of international sales. Durand has worked with Major Wire as a global market development consultant since May 2013.

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