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CRH PLC (CRH.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nicky Hartery

64 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Albert Manifold

53 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Senan Murphy

46 2016 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Mark Towe

66 2016 Chairman - CRH Americas

Maeve Carton

57 2016 Group Transformation Director, Executive Director

Ernst Bartschi

63 2011 Non-Executive Director

Patrick Kennedy

62 2015 Non-Executive Director

Donald McGovern

64 2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Heather McSharry

54 2012 Non-Executive Director

Gillian Platt

62 2017 Non-Executive Director

Lucinda Riches

54 2015 Non-Executive Director

Henk Rottinghuis

59 2014 Non-Executive Director

William Teuber

64 2016 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nicky Hartery

Mr. Nicky Hartery, BE, CEng, FIEI, MBA, serves as Chairman of the Board of the company. Nicky was Vice President of Manufacturing and Business Operations for Dell Inc.’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operations from 2000 to 2008. Prior to joining Dell, he was Executive Vice President at Eastman Kodak and previously held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at Verbatim Corporation, based in the United States. Qualifications: C.Eng, FIEI, MBA. He serves as the Chief Executive of Prodigium, a consulting company which provides business advisory services; non-executive director of Musgrave Group plc, a privately-owned international food retailer, and of Eircom Limited, a telecommunications services provider in Ireland.

Albert Manifold

Mr. Albert Manifold, FCPA, MBA, MBS,CPA, serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the company. Albert joined CRH in 1998. Prior to this he was Chief Operating Officer with a private equity group. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer and to the CRH Board in January 2009, and as Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 January 2014. Prior to his appointment to the CRH Board, Albert held a variety of senior positions, including Finance Director, and subsequently Managing Director, of the Europe Materials Division and Group Development Director of CRH. He has extensive experience of the buildings materials industry and CRH’s international expansion. Qualifications: FCPA, MBA, MBS.

Senan Murphy

Mr. Senan Murphy, BComm, FCA. serves as Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 4 January 2016. He will join CRH from Bank of Ireland Group plc where he is currently the Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Group's Executive Committee. He previously held positions as Chief Operating Officer and Finance Director at Ulster Bank, Chief Financial Officer at Airtricity and numerous senior financial roles in GE, both in Ireland and the United States.

Mark Towe

Mr. Mark S. Towe has been appointed as Chairman - CRH Americas of the Company, effective December 2016(end of 2016). He was Chief Executive Officer of Oldcastle Inc., subsidiary of Crh Plc, Executive Director of the Company. Mark joined CRH in 1997. In 2000, he was appointed President of Oldcastle Materials, Inc. and became the Chief Executive Officer of this Division in 2006. He was appointed to his current position of Chief Executive Officer of Oldcastle, Inc. (the holding company for CRH’s operations in the Americas) in July 2008. With more than 40 years of experience in the building materials industry, he has overall responsibility for the Group’s operations in the Americas.

Maeve Carton

Ms. Maeve Carton, MA, FCA, serves as Group Transformation Director, Executive Director of CRH Public Limited Company, with effect from 4 January 2016. Since joining CRH in 1988, Maeve has held a number of roles in the Group Finance area and was appointed Group Controller in 2001, Head of Group Finance in January 2009 and to the position of Finance Director in May 2010. She has broad-ranging experience of CRH’s reporting, control, budgetary and capital expenditure processes and has been extensively involved in CRH’s evaluation of acquisitions. Prior to joining CRH, she worked for a number of years as a chartered accountant in an international accountancy practice. Qualifications: MA, FCA. She serves as a Director of The British Irish Chamber of Commerce, a business and employers organisation.

Ernst Bartschi

Mr. Ernst J. Bartschi, LIC.OEC.HSG, serves as Non-Executive Director of the company. Ernst was Chief Executive of Sika AG, a manufacturer of speciality chemicals for construction and general industry, until 31 December 2011. Prior to joining Sika, he worked for the Schindler Group and was Chief Finance Officer between 1997 and 2001. Over the course of his career he has gained extensive experience in India, China and the Far East generally. Qualifications: LIC.OEC.HSG, he is a Member of the board of Bucher Industries AG, a mechanical and vehicle engineering company based in Switzerland; member of the advisory board of China Renaissance Capital Investment Inc., a private equity investment company in Hong Kong, China.

Patrick Kennedy

Mr. Patrick J. Kennedy, MBS, BComm. serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective January 1, 2015. He retired in 2014 as Chairman of the Executive Board of Directors of SHV Holdings (SHV), a large family-owned Dutch multinational company with a diverse portfolio of businesses, including the production and distribution of energy, the provision of industrial services, heavy lifting and transport solutions, cash and carry wholesale and the provision of private equity. During a 32 year career with SHV, Mr. Kennedy held various leadership roles across SHV's diverse portfolio of businesses, while living in various parts of the world, and was a member of the Executive Board of SHV from 2001, before becoming Executive Chairman in 2006. He holds a Master's degree in Business Studies from University College Dublin and a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Donald McGovern

Mr. Donald A. McGovern, Jr., serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. Don was Vice Chairman, Global Assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), from 2008 until June 2013. He retired from PwC in June 2013 following a 39 year career with the firm, during which time he directed the US firm’s services for a number of large public company clients. He has held various leadership roles in PwC and was, from July 2001 to June 2008, a member of, and past lead director for, the Board of Partners and Principals of the US firm as well as a member of PwC’s Global Board. Qualifications: CPA, MBA.

Heather McSharry

Ms. Heather Ann McSharry, serves as Non-Executive Director of the company. Heather Ann is a former Managing Director Ireland of Reckitt Benckiser and Boots Healthcare and was previously a non-executive director of Bank of Ireland plc. Qualifications: BComm, MBS. She is a Non-executive director of Greencore Group plc and Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc; Chairman of the Bank of Ireland Pension Fund Trustees Board; director of Ergonomics Solutions International, IDA Ireland and the Institute of Directors.

Gillian Platt

Ms. Gillian L. Platt has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1 January 2017. She has held a number of senior leadership positions in a variety of industries, geographies and roles including human resources, corporate affairs and strategy. Most recently she had global responsibility for human resources and communication at Finning International, Inc. (the world's largest Caterpillar dealer). She previously held senior executive roles at Aviva, the multinational insurance company. Ms. Platt is a non-executive Director of Interfor Corporation, a Canadian listed company, which is one of the world's largest providers of lumber. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Education from the University of Toronto.

Lucinda Riches

Ms. Lucinda Riches serves as Non-Executive Director of the company, with effect from 18 February 2015. She is a non-executive director of UK Financial Investments Limited, which manages the UK Government's investments in financial institutions. She is a non-executive director of Diverse Income Trust plc, Graphite Enterprise Trust plc, the British Standards Institution and a non-executive member of the Partnership Board of King & Wood Mallesons LLP. She is also a trustee of Sue Ryder. Ms. Riches spent the majority of her career in investment banking, including twenty one years in UBS Investment Bank and its predecessor firms where she worked until 2007. She held senior management positions in the UK and the US, including Global Head and Chairman of UBS' Capital Markets Group and Vice Chairman of the Investment Banking Division. She holds a Master's degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Brasenose College, Oxford and a Master's degree in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Henk Rottinghuis

Mr. Henk Rottinghuis serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Henk has a background in distribution, wholesale and logistics. He was until 2010, Chief Executive Officer at Pon Holdings B.V., a large, privately-held international company which is focussed on the supply and distribution of passenger cars and trucks, and equipment for the construction and marine sectors. Qualifications: Master’s degree in Dutch Law. He is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stork Technical Services; member of the Supervisory Boards of the Royal Bank of Scotland N.V., and the retail groups Blokker Holding B.V. and Detailresult Groep.

William Teuber

Mr. William J. Teuber serves as the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Teuber is the Vice Chairman at EMC Corporation, a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. In previous roles he was responsible for EMC's global sales and distribution organisation (2006 - 2012) and served as Chief Financial Officer leading the company's worldwide finance operation (1996 - 2006). Prior to joining EMC he was a partner in the audit and financial advisory services practice of Coopers & Lybrand L.L.P.Mr. Teuber is a member of the Board of Directors of Popular, Inc., a diversified financial services company, and Inovalon Holdings, Inc., a healthcare technology company. He holds an MBA degree from Babson College, a Master of Science in Taxation from Bentley College, and a Bachelors Degree from Holy Cross.

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