CRH plc announces change of role for Board member

Date: 25 September 2015
CRH plc, the international building materials group, announces that Mark Towe, currently President and Chief Executive of Oldcastle, will assume the new role of Chairman, CRH Americas.  He will work with the Group Chief Executive to support performance and excellence programmes across the Group.

The appointment is effective from 1 January 2016. Mark will continue as an Executive Director on the Board of CRH plc.


For further information, please contact CRH plc at Dublin (+353 1 404 1000):

Albert Manifold - Chief Executive

Maeve Carton - Finance Director

Frank Heisterkamp - Head of Investor Relations

Mark Cahalane - Group Director Corporate Affairs

About CRH

CRH (LSE: CRH, ISE: CRG, NYSE: CRH) is a leading diversified international building materials group, employing c.93,000 people at c.4,000 operating locations in 37 countries worldwide. With a market capitalisation of c.€21 billion (September 2015), CRH is the largest building materials company in North America and the third largest worldwide. The Group has leadership positions in Europe as well as established strategic positions in the emerging economic regions of Asia and South America. CRH is committed to improving the built environment through the delivery of superior materials and products for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure, housing and commercial projects. A Fortune 500 company, CRH is a constituent member of the FTSE 100 index and the ISEQ 20. CRH’s American Depositary Shares are listed on the NYSE.

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Date: 25 September 2015

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