It is with a profound sense of personal sadness that I share the news of the passing of Ali Özönonü. Ali was a great friend to me and a steadfast supporter of INTERCEM over many years.
As a leading figure within the Turkish cement sector, his loss will be felt by many there. However, he was also well known and much loved by the global cement community and they will join us today in mourning his passing.
Many friends will know of his devotion to his beloved Besiktas which went as far as having a replica of their shirt hanging in his office with an INTERCEM logo on the front.
Condolences go out to his wife and family at this difficult time.
Rest well, my friend.