Geneva, 3 September 2012
Upon the sad news of the passing away of Mr. Tan Zhongming, Chairman of Sinoma, Philippe Fonta expressed the deepest condolence. He wrote on behalf of the entire CSI membership:
"Dear colleagues at the China National Materials Company Limited (Sinoma),
We here at the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) were truly sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your Chairman, Mr. Zhongming Tan. Please allow me, on behalf of all of us at the CSI and our member companies, to extend my deepest sympathies to Mr. Tan’s family and your team struggling through this period of shock and grief. Mr. Tan was a prominent leader to Sinoma and the Chinese cement industry, we deeply mourn the loss together with you.
Sincerely,Signed: Philippe Fonta, WBCSD Managing Director Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) and Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EEB)"