CRH plc, the leading building materials business in the world, is pleased to announce that Jim Mintern will assume the role of Group Finance Director on 1 June 2021, following the retirement of Senan Murphy as previously announced. Jim will join the Board of Directors with effect from 1 June 2021.


Jim (54), is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin. He has over 30 years of experience in the building materials industry, nearly 20 years of which have been with CRH.

He joined CRH in Ireland as Finance Director for Roadstone in 2002 and since then has held several senior positions across the Group, including Country Manager for Ireland and Managing Director of each of the Western and Eastern regions of our Europe Materials business.

Jim is an Executive Vice President of CRH plc and a member of the Group’s Global Leadership Team. In his most recent role as Chief of Staff to the CEO he has worked closely with divisional and operational leadership, having oversight of Group performance programmes and leading the planning and execution of some of the Group’s recent large acquisitions including Ash Grove in North America in 2018.

Albert Manifold, Group Chief Executive, said:

“I am very pleased that Jim has been appointed to this role. His strong financial background, coupled with his extensive industry experience, prepares him well for this critical leadership role and comes at an important time for the Group”.


Contact CRH at Dublin 404 1000 (+353 1 404 1000)
Albert ManifoldChief Executive
Senan MurphyFinance Director
Frank HeisterkampDirector of Capital Markets & ESG
Tom HolmesHead of Investor Relations