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CRH Announces Non-Executive Board Appointment

13 December 2016

CRH plc is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board of Ms. Gillian L. Platt as a non-executive Director, with effect from 1 January 2017.

During the course of her executive career, Ms. Platt (62) 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.

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