Albert joined CRH in 1998. Prior to joining CRH, he was Chief Operating Officer with a private equity group. While at CRH he has held a variety of senior positions, including Finance Director of the Europe Materials Division, Group Development Director and Managing Director of Europe Materials. He became Chief Operating Officer in January 2009 and was appointed Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 January 2014.
Qualifications: FCPA, MBA, MBS
Jim has over 30 years' experience in the building materials industry, nearly 20 years of which have been with CRH. Jim joined CRH as Finance Director for Roadstone and since then has held several senior positions across the Group, including Country Manager for Ireland, Managing Director of each of the Western and Eastern regions of our Europe Materials Division and Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive. He was appointed to the Board and became Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 June 2021.
Qualifications: BComm, FCA
Randy joined CRH in the Americas in 1996 and has held several senior operating positions across multiple CRH businesses, initially in Architectural Products, then in Materials. In 2008, he was appointed President of our Americas Materials Performance group and subsequently led the launch of our Building Solutions business. Prior to his current appointment, Randy served as President of Americas Materials from 2012 to 2020 and Group Executive, Strategic Operations from 2020 to 2021. Randy is actively involved in the Materials industry in North America and served as Chairman of the US National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association in 2018.
Qualifications: BS (Business Administration), MBA
Nathan joined CRH in the Americas in 2011. Prior to joining CRH, he held various operating and strategy roles in the building materials industry. At CRH, he has served in a number of business development and executive leadership roles, including Vice President US Strategy & Development, Senior Vice President, Central Division of Americas Materials and most recently as President of CRH’s Building Envelope business. Nathan was appointed President of Building Products in 2021 and President of our new Americas Division in January 2023.
Qualifications: BS (Business), MBA
David joined CRH in 1998 in the United States where he was Controller for the Americas Materials Division, and he returned to Europe in 2003 as Development Manager for the Europe Materials Division. He has since held a number of senior operational and leadership roles across the Group including Country Manager Finland in the Europe Materials Division, Managing Director of Europe Lightside, Divisional President of Europe Lightside & Distribution, President Global Strategy & Business Development and Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff. Prior to joining CRH he held various financial roles in the airline industry. He was appointed to his current position in January 2023.
Qualifications: BComm, FCA
Bob joined CRH in 1996 with the acquisition of his family’s business, Allied Building Products, which later became Americas Distribution. Upon the divestment of Americas Distribution in 2018, he served as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Development for CRH’s Building Products Division. In 2023, Bob joined CRH’s Executive Team on his appointment as Chief Culture & People Officer (CCPO), a new role established to elevate strategic focus on culture and people.
Qualifications: BS (Finance and Financial Management Services).
Isabel joined CRH in 2020 in the newly created role of Group General Counsel. Isabel was previously a partner at Arthur Cox, one of Ireland's top-tier law firms, and is recognised globally as a leader in her field. She has advised State entities, multinationals and domestic corporations, and their boards, on business-critical risk, exposure and litigation arising from transactions and disputes as well as regulatory compliance and competition issues. Isabel is also an accredited mediator and an experienced and active mentor.
Qualifications: BCL, Law Society of Ireland, CEDR Accredited Mediator.
John joined CRH’s Executive Team in November 2022, in the new role of Director of Development. reporting to the Group Chief Executive. John spent over 20 years in the investment banking industry, working with leading corporates in Europe, Asia and North America with JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank covering M&A, capital markets and strategic advisory. Immediately prior to CRH, he was Head of Capital Markets at Davy, Ireland’s largest wealth manager and corporate advisor.
Qualifications: BBL (Business and Law), MFin
Juan Pablo joined CRH in October 2020 to take up the newly created role of Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer. He has over 25 years' experience working in the building materials industry across the Americas and Europe. His areas of expertise cover strategic planning, M&A, venture capital, digital innovation, and marketing. Immediately prior to CRH, he served as EVP of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at CEMEX.
Qualifications: BS, MBA