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April 2023

AGM

The Annual General Meeting of CRH plc will be held at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday, 27 April 2023.

April 2022

AGM

The Annual General Meeting of CRH plc was held at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday, 28 April 2022. For the purposes of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1212 of 3 September 2018, the Unique Identifier for the AGM was CA000005684184

Annual General Meeting FAQs

A member or members holding at least 3% of the issued share capital, representing at least 3% of the total voting rights of all the members who have a right to vote at the AGM, may put an item on the agenda of the meeting and table a draft resolution for an item on the agenda of the meeting. To be included, an agenda item must be consistent with Irish company law and the Company’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. In addition, it must not be defamatory, frivolous or vexatious.

To put an item on the agenda of an AGM, each such item must be received by the Company not later than 42 days prior to the date of the AGM (in respect of the 2023 AGM, the deadline is 11.00 a.m. on Thursday, 16 March 2022) and accompanied by (i) stated grounds justifying the inclusion of the agenda item, or (ii) a draft resolution to be adopted at the meeting.

A request to table a draft resolution must:

  • set out the text of the draft resolution in full
  • be received by the Company not later than 42 days prior to the date of the AGM. In respect of the 2023 AGM, draft resolutions must be received by 11.00 a.m. on 16 March 2022;
  • identify the number of shares being committed in support of the draft resolution by each shareholder; and
  • be either in:
    • hard copy form, signed by the member or members, stating the full name(s) and address(es) and account designation(s), if applicable, of the member or members, and sent to the Company Secretary, CRH plc, 42 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, Ireland; or
    • in electronic form, stating the full name(s) and address(es) and account designation(s), if applicable, of the member or members, and sent by e-mail to [email protected].

Irish company law stipulates that shareholders have the right to ask questions relating to an agenda item at general meetings. Shareholders' questions must be answered, unless (a) an answer has already been given on the Company’s website in the form of a “Q&A” or (b) it would interfere unduly with preparation for the meeting or the confidentiality or business interests of the Company or (c) it appears to the chairman of the meeting that it is undesirable in the interests of good order of the meeting that the question be answered.

In order for a draft resolution to be included on the agenda of an AGM, it must be capable of being passed, or otherwise be effective, and it must be consistent with Irish company law and the Company´s Memorandum and Articles of Association. In addition, any draft resolution must not be defamatory, frivolous or vexatious.

Shareholders who wish to submit proxies electronically may do so on Signal Shares, the online share portal provided by the Company’s Registrars, Link Registrars Limited. You can register for Signal Shares by logging on to www.signalshares.com, selecting CRH plc and clicking on the ‘Register an Account’ option. Please note, you will need to enter your Investor Code (IVC) (found on documents issued by the Registrars), your Eircode (if applicable) or UK Postcode and name as part of the registration process.

Proxies submitted electronically must be received by the deadline set out in the notes to the notice of the relevant meeting.

Investors who hold their interests in the Company’s shares through either the Euroclear Bank system or as CREST Depository Interests (“CDI”s) should refer to the Euroclear Bank Service Description or the CREST International Manual respectively or to the broker or custodian through whom they hold their shares to give their voting instructions.

Further details on how Shareholders can vote electronically are set out in the “Proxy Voting – Important Information” available to download at the top of this page.