21 December 2017
CRH plc, the international building materials group, announces that Mr. Ernst Bärtschi has retired from the CRH Board with effect from 20 December 2017.
Commenting on this, CRH Chairman, Nicky Hartery said, "On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Ernst for his commitment and service to CRH over the last six years, and wish him every success in the future."
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Frank Heisterkamp Head of Investor Relations
CRH (LSE: CRH, ISE: CRG, NYSE: CRH) is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing c.87,000 people at c.3,800 operating locations in 31 countries worldwide. With a market capitalisation of c.€25 billion (December 2017), CRH is the largest building materials company in North America and the second 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, the EURO STOXX 50 index, the ISEQ 20 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe. CRH's American Depositary Shares are listed on the NYSE. For more information visit www.crh.com.
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