Richie Boucher Independent Chairman and Non-management Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee (Chairman); Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee (Chairman); Remuneration Committee; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee (Chairman)
  • Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee (Chairman)
  • Compensation Committee
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Skills and experience

Richie has extensive experience in all aspects of financial services and was Chief Executive of Bank of Ireland Group plc between February 2009 and October 2017. He also held a number of key senior management roles within Bank of Ireland, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank. He is a past President of the Institute of Banking in Ireland and of the Irish Banking Federation. 

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Trinity College, Dublin; Fellow of the Institute of Banking in Ireland.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: Non-management Director of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., a global real estate investment company.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Non-executive Director of Clonbio Group Limited, which manufactures sustainable bio products and produces renewable energy.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 years: Atlas Mara plc; Eurobank Ergasias S.A.

Albert Manifold Chief Executive and Executive Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Skills and experience

Albert joined CRH in 1998. Prior to joining CRH, he was Chief Operating Officer with a private equity group. While at CRH he has held a variety of senior positions, including Finance Director of the Europe Materials Division, Group Development Director and Managing Director of Europe Materials. He became Chief Operating Officer in January 2009 and was appointed Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 January 2014.

Education

FCPA, MBA, MBS.

External Appointments

Current Public Directorships: Non-executive Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Non-executive Director of Mercury Holdings Unlimited Company, a European leader in construction solutions.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 years: Not applicable.

Jim Mintern Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee

Skills and experience

Jim has over 30 years' experience in the building materials industry, over 20 years of which have been with CRH. Jim joined CRH as Finance Director for Roadstone and since then has held several senior positions across the Group, including Country Manager for Ireland, Managing Director of each of the Western and Eastern regions of our Europe Materials Division and Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive. He was appointed to the Board and became Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 June 2021.

Education

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland; Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin.

External Appointments

Current Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 years: Not applicable.

Lamar McKay Senior Independent Director and Non-management Director

Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee; Remuneration Committee (Chairman); Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Committee membership

  • Compensation Committee (Chairman)
  • Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Skills and experience

Lamar is currently non‐management Chairman of APA Corporation, an independent energy company that explores for, develops and produces natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids. He was, until July 2020, Chief Transition Officer of BP plc. During a 40-year career in Amoco and subsequently with BP, following the merger of the two companies, Lamar held a variety of senior executive roles, including responsibility for BP’s interests in the TNK-BP joint venture, Chairman and CEO of BP Americas (during which period he acted as President of the Gulf Coast Restoration Organization and Chief Executive Officer for BP’s worldwide Upstream Division). From April 2016 to February 2020, he was Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of BP.

Education

Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: APA Corporation.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 years: Not applicable.

Caroline Dowling Non-management Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee; Audit Committee; Remuneration Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Compensation Committee

Skills and experience

Caroline was, until her retirement in February 2018, a Business Group President of Flex Ltd, an industry leading Fortune 500 company, with operations in 30 countries. In this role she led the Telecommunications, Enterprise Compute, Networking and Cloud Data Centre and was also responsible for managing the Global Services Division, supporting complex supply chains. Prior to this, Caroline held a range of senior executive roles in Flex, including responsibility for development & strategy, marketing, retail & technical services and global sales.

Education

Diploma in Environmental, Social and Governance from the Corporate Governance Institute

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: Non-executive director of DCC plc and IMI plc.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Non-executive Director of Orion SCM, Inc., a US-based software firm.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Not applicable.

Richard Fearon Non-management Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee; Audit Committee*; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee
  • Audit Committee*
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Skills and experience

Richard was, until March 2021, the Vice Chairman and Chief Financial and Planning Officer of Eaton Corporation plc, a global power management company, roles he held since 2009 and 2002, respectively. He had responsibility and oversight for a number of key operational and strategic functions at Eaton, including accounting, control, corporate development, information systems, internal audit, investor relations, strategic planning, tax and treasury functions. Prior to joining Eaton, he worked at several large diversified companies, including Transamerica Corporation, NatSteel Ltd, and The Walt Disney Company. He also served as a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton and The Boston Consulting Group.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University; Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School; and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: Non-executive Chairman and independent director of Avient Corporation; non-management Director of Crown Holdings, Inc.; and non-management Director of Waters Corporation.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Eaton Corporation plc; Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. VI.

*Audit Committee Financial Expert as determined by the Board

Johan Karlström Non-management Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee; Remuneration Committee; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Skills and experience

Johan was, until 2017, President and Chief Executive Officer of Skanska AB, a leading multinational construction and project development company. Over a thirty-year career with Skanska, he held a variety of leadership roles in Europe and America, before becoming President and Chief Executive in 2008. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BPA (now Bravida), a listed mechanical and installation group from 1996 to 2000.

Education

Masters degree in Engineering from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Chairman of Nimlas AB.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Sandvik AB; Skanska SB.

Shaun Kelly Non-management Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee; Audit Committee (Chairman)*; Remuneration Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee
  • Audit Committee* (Chairman)
  • Compensation Committee

Skills and experience

Shaun was until September 2019, the Global Chief Operating Officer of KPMG International, where he was responsible for the execution of the firm’s global strategy and for the delivery of various global initiatives. Over a thirty-year career with KPMG, the majority of which was spent in the US, he held a variety of senior leadership positions, including Partner in Charge, US Transaction Services (2001 to 2005), Vice Chair and Head of US Tax (2005 to 2010) and Vice Chair Operations and Chief Operating Officer Americas (2010 to 2015), before his appointment as Global Chief Operating Officer in 2015.

Education

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a U.S. Certified Public Accountant; Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Professional Accounting from University College Dublin; and an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University Belfast.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Non-executive Director of Park Indemnity Limited.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Not applicable.

*Audit Committee Financial Expert as determined by the Board

Badar Khan Non-management Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee; Audit Committee; Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee

Skills and experience

Badar is currently Chief Executive Officer and Director of EVgo, Inc., one of the largest public electric vehicle fast charging networks in the U.S. He was, until June 2022, President of National Grid US, a major business segment of the leading energy transmission and distribution company, National Grid plc. Prior to this, he held a variety of roles in National Grid, including responsibility for strategy and innovation. Before joining National Grid, he worked at Centrica plc (2003 to 2017), a leading international energy services and solutions company, where he held a variety of senior executive positions in the UK and U.S., and has prior experience in marketing, consulting and project management.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering degree from Brunel University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: EVgo Inc.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Not applicable.

Gillian L. Platt Non-management Director

Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee; Remuneration Committee; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Committee membership

  • Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Skills and experience

During the course of her executive career, Gillian held a number of senior leadership positions in a variety of industries, geographies and roles including human resources, corporate affairs and strategy. Most recently she was Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Finning International, Inc. (the world’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealer) with global responsibility for human resources, talent development and communications. She previously held senior executive roles at Aviva, the multinational insurance company, as Executive Vice President Human Resources and Executive Vice President Strategy and Corporate Development.

Education

Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Education from the University of Toronto.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: Non-management Director of Interfor Corporation, a Canadian listed company, which is one of the world’s largest providers of lumber.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Not applicable.

Mary K. Rhinehart Non-management Director

Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee; Remuneration Committee; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee (Chairman)

Committee membership

  • Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee (Chairman)

Skills and experience

Mary is non‐management Chairman of Johns Manville Corporation, which is a leading global manufacturer of premium-quality building products and engineered specialty materials, and Lubrizol Corporation, which is a global specialty chemicals company. Over nearly 40 years with Johns Manville she held a wide range of global leadership roles, encompassing responsibility for business management and strategic business development and was also Chief Financial Officer. She was formerly a non‐management Director of Ply Gem Holdings Inc., a leader in exterior building products in North America and Lead Director of CoBiz Financial Inc.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Colorado; MBA from the University of Denver.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: Non-executive Director of Graphic Packaging Holding Company.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Non-executive Chairman of Johns Manville Corporation and Lubrizol Corporation, both Berkshire Hathaway companies.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Not applicable.

Siobhán Talbot Non-management Director

Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee; Audit Committee*; Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee

Committee membership

  • Acquisitions, Divestments & Finance Committee
  • Audit Committee*
  • Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee

Skills and experience

Siobhán was, until her retirement in December 2023, Group Managing Director of Glanbia plc, a global nutrition company with operations in 32 countries. Prior to her appointment as Group Managing Director in 2013, she served as Finance Director, a role which encompassed responsibility for Glanbia’s strategic planning. Prior to joining Glanbia, she worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dublin and Sydney.

Education

Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland; Bachelor of Commerce; and Diploma in Professional Accounting from University College Dublin.

External Appointments

Current Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Glanbia plc.

*Audit Committee Financial Expert as determined by the Board

Christina Verchere Non-management Director

Audit Committee; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee

Committee membership

  • Audit Committee
  • Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee


Skills and experience

Christina is Chief Executive Officer of OMV Petrom S.A. (OMVP), a position she has held since 2018. OMVP is the largest integrated energy company in Southern and Eastern Europe and is active across the energy value chain from oil and gas production to power generation and supply. Prior to joining OMVP, Christina spent over 20 years working with BP plc, a leading multinational oil and gas company, where she held a variety of senior leadership positions in the UK, the US, Canada and Indonesia, including Regional President, Asia Pacific and Regional President, Canada.

Education

Master’s Degree in Economics Science from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.

External appointments

Current Public Directorships: OMV Petrom S.A.

Current Non-Public Directorships: Not applicable.

Former Public Directorships in the Last 5 Years: Not applicable.