On 16 July 2019, CRH plc announced that it had reached agreement to divest of its Europe Distribution business for an Enterprise Value of €1.64 billion payable in cash. CRH is pleased to announce that the transaction is now complete.
CRH plc announces that Mr. Richard Boucher was appointed as Chairman Designate on 25 September 2019. He will succeed the present Chairman, Mr. Nicky Hartery, on 1 January 2020. Mr. Hartery, who has been Chairman since May 2012 and a Board member since 2004, will retire as Chairman and from the Board on 31 December 2019.
As part of its 2019 Interim Results on 22 August 2019, CRH plc announced its intention to continue its share buyback programme with a further tranche of up to €350 million.
CRH plc, the global building materials group, issues the following Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2019.