Appointed to the Board: January 2009
Committee membership: Acquisitions Committee; Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee
Skills and experience: Albert was appointed a CRH Board Director in January 2009. He 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
External appointments: Listed: Non-executive Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V., one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Non-listed: Not applicable.