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Group Finance Director to Assume Global Group Transformation Role in January 2016

27 April 2015

CRH plc, the international building materials group, announces that Maeve Carton, Group Finance Director, will lead a new strategic Group function within CRH, commencing on 1 January 2016. 

As Group Transformation Director, Maeve will identify and implement the optimum financial and business model for the Group in the years ahead.  In this new role, Maeve will drive improved shareholder returns by identifying further synergies, efficiencies and cash generation opportunities as CRH continues to grow and acquire new businesses.  She will report to, and work closely with, the Group Chief Executive, Albert Manifold, and will continue to contribute directly to the Board as an Executive Director.

A search will shortly commence to appoint a new Finance Director for the Group and it is envisaged that this process will be completed by year end. Maeve will continue as Finance Director until her replacement has been appointed, supporting an effective transition process.

Group Chief Executive, Albert Manifold, said: “This is a key role for the future of CRH at a time of change. Maeve’s experience and insight into the structures and operations of CRH are invaluable at this time of transformation.”

Maeve Carton commented: “This is a challenging opportunity for me at a very exciting time for CRH and I look forward to taking on this new role.”  

 Contact CRH at Dublin 404 1000 (+353 1 404 1000)

 Albert Manifold, Group Chief Executive

Maeve Carton, Group Finance Director

Frank Heisterkamp, Head of Investor Relations

Mark Cahalane, Group Director Corporate Affairs

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