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.
Qualifications: FCPA, MBA, MBS
Jim has over 30 years' experience in the building materials industry, nearly 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.
Qualifications: BComm, FCA
Randy joined CRH in the Americas in 1996 and has held several senior operating positions across multiple CRH businesses, initially in Architectural Products, then in Materials. In 2008, he was appointed President of our Americas Materials Performance group and subsequently led the launch of our Building Solutions business. Prior to his current appointment, Randy served as President of Americas Materials from 2012 to 2020 and Group Executive, Strategic Operations from 2020 to 2021. Randy is actively involved in the Materials industry in North America and served as Chairman of the US National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association in 2018.
Qualifications: BS (Business Administration), MBA
Peter joined CRH in 2009 as Country Manager, China. Since then, he has held a variety of Senior Vice President roles across Asia-Pacific, Europe Materials East, Ash Grove Cement and UK & Ireland. He was President of Europe West prior to taking up his current role in 2024. Before joining CRH, Peter held various management positions globally in the paper and packaging industry.
Nathan joined CRH in the Americas in 2011. Prior to joining CRH, he held various operating and strategy roles in the building materials industry. At CRH, he has served in a number of business development and executive leadership roles, including Vice President US Strategy & Development, Senior Vice President, Central Division of Americas Materials and most recently as President of CRH’s Building Envelope business. Nathan was appointed President of Building Products in 2021 and President of our new Americas Division in January 2023.
Qualifications: BS (Business), MBA
Bob joined CRH in 1996 with the acquisition of his family’s business, Allied Building Products, which later became Americas Distribution. Upon the divestment of Americas Distribution in 2018, he served as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Development for CRH’s Building Products Division. In 2023, Bob joined CRH’s Executive Team on his appointment as Chief Culture & People Officer (CCPO), a new role established to elevate strategic focus on culture and people.
Qualifications: BS (Finance and Financial Management Services)
Isabel joined CRH in 2020 in the newly created role of Group General Counsel. Isabel was previously a partner at Arthur Cox, one of Ireland's top-tier law firms, and is recognised globally as a leader in her field. She has advised State entities, multinationals and domestic corporations, and their boards, on business-critical risk, exposure and litigation arising from transactions and disputes as well as regulatory compliance and competition issues. Isabel is also an accredited mediator and an experienced and active mentor.
Qualifications: BCL, Law Society of Ireland, CEDR Accredited Mediator
John joined CRH’s Executive Team in November 2022, in the new role of Director of Development. reporting to the Group Chief Executive. John spent over 20 years in the investment banking industry, working with leading corporates in Europe, Asia and North America with JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank covering M&A, capital markets and strategic advisory. Immediately prior to CRH, he was Head of Capital Markets at Davy, Ireland’s largest wealth manager and corporate advisor.
Qualifications: BBL (Business and Law), MFin
Juan Pablo joined CRH in October 2020. He has over 25 years' experience working in the building materials industry across the Americas and Europe. His areas of expertise cover strategic planning, M&A, venture capital, digital innovation, and marketing. Immediately prior to CRH, he served as EVP of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at CEMEX.
Qualifications: BS, MBA
Philip re-joined CRH in the role of Chief Growth Officer in 2023. He previously worked for CRH for 16 years across a variety of roles in Corporate Development and Strategy, most recently as the Group Head of M&A. Prior to this, he held roles as the Group Strategy and Development Director and Development Director for Europe Materials.
Before joining CRH, Philip held various M&A and operating roles in the financial services and building materials industries.
Qualifications: BA, ACA