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CRH Appoints Group Finance Director

07 September 2015

CRH plc, the international building materials group, announces the appointment of Senan Murphy as Group Finance Director with effect from 4 January 2016. Senan will succeed Maeve Carton who will become Group Transformation Director as previously announced. Both will be members of the Group Board.

Senan (46), is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin. He has over 25 years’ experience in international business across financial services, banking and renewable energy.

Senan will join CRH from Bank of Ireland Group plc where he is currently the Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. He previously held positions as Chief Operating Officer and Finance Director at Ulster Bank, Chief Financial Officer at Airtricity and numerous senior financial roles in GE, both in Ireland and the United States.

Albert Manifold, Group Chief Executive, said: “I am very pleased that Senan is joining CRH. This appointment strengthens and broadens the executive management team at an important time for the Group as we continue to focus on business performance and value creation. His strong financial background, coupled with his extensive business experience, prepares him well for this critical leadership role within the Group.”

Contact CRH at Dublin +353 1 404 1000

Albert Manifold

Chief Executive

Maeve Carton

Finance Director

Frank Heisterkamp

Head of Investor Relations

Mark Cahalane

Director, Group Corporate Affairs


Ireland Media Contact

Drury | Porter Novelli      

Billy Murphy       

Tel: +353 1 260 5000   

UK Media Contact

Powerscourt                       

Rory Godson   

Tel: +44 207 250 1446     


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