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CRH announces non-executive board appointments

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The appointment of two women to the board of CRH has been announced. Mary Rhinehart and Siobhan Talbot will be non-executive directors, joining the board from 1 October and 1 December respectively.

Rhinehart is currently the Chairman, Chief Executive, and President of Johns Manville Corporation. The Berkshire Hathaway company is a world leading manufacturer of premium building products and engineered speciality materials. Rhinehart has worked with Johns Manville for nearly 40 years and has held a variety of global leadership roles, including responsibility for business management and strategic business development. Rhinehart held the role of Chief Financial Officer before being appointed to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer in 2012.

Previously, Rhinehart has also held the position of non-executive director of Ply Gem Holdings Inc., a North US leader in exterior building products, and she is currently a non-executive director of CoBiz Financial Inc.

Talbot is Group Managing Director of Glanbia plc, a global nutrition company operating in 32 countries. She has held this position since 2013. Talbot has been a member of the board at Glanbia since 2009, before which she was the company’s financial director. Before this, Talbot worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dublin and Sydney.

Talbot is also a Director of the Irish Business Employers Confederation and a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, the second largest building materials company worldwide and the largest in North America.

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