Saturday, January 25, 2020

Obituary: Dangote Cement Cameroon branch loses its commercial and marketing director

After a professional career in companies such as Dangoté Cement, Guinness Cameroon, Maurice Diekem will be buried on February 1 in Mbouda, department of Bamboutos, in the West region.

Maurice Diekem, sales and marketing director of Dangote Cement is no more. The 50-year-old from West Cameroon died on January 8, 2020 in Douala as a result of illness. In his entourage, he was recognized for his discretion and his efficiency at work. 

According to testimonies, the graduate of the 7th class of the Higher School of Economic and Commercial Sciences (Essec), begins his professional ascent at the Littoral refinery company in Edéa where he held the position of sales director from 1990 to 1995 In 2002, he joined the Guinness Cameroon group as commercial director between October 2008 and October 2011.

Then, from July 2010 to December 2011, it is in Lagos in the Nigerian capital represents the interests of Guinness by holding the position of sales director at Guinness Nigeria. Finally, he was promoted to the position of regional director of sales development for the West African and French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa markets within the Diageo group. His career leads him to the Cameroonian cement plant Cimaf from February 2014 to November 2015, as sales and marketing director. His journey will then end at the Cameroonian branch of Dangoté Cement where he has been in post since 2015. 

The native of the village Bamendjo, located in the arrondissement of Mbouda, department of Bamboutos in the West Cameroon region was born on February 8, 1966 and will be buried on February 1.