CRH recently announced the €6.5 billion acquisition of assets from Lafarge and Holcim. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

CRH, the building materials giant, has appointed UK- based former investment banker Lucinda Riches to its board. Ms Riches will take up her non-execut(...)

Helena Morrissey: “We want sustainable change in business culture – not the appearance of change.” photograph: brenda fitzsimons

If Sheryl Sandberg’s treatise to women is to Lean In to their careers, Helena Morrissey has a somewhat different piece of advice for women looking to (...)

Helena Morrissey: the chief executive of Newton Investment Management said the Republic lags behind the UK, with female participation on the boards of the top 25 companies at just 13 per cent.

A new group launched in Dublin last night will work towards increasing female participation on the boards of Ireland’s top 25 companies to 30 per cent(...)

 CRH chief executive Albert Manifold and chairman Nicky Hartery  at the CRH annual general meeting yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

CRH is preparing to spend up to €1.5 billion on acquisitions, as it forges ahead with a sell-off of underperforming units bought during the last boom (...)

Albert Manifold (right), who was widely regarded as the leading contender to replace the retiring Myles Lee (left) at the helm of CRH, will take over as chief executive on January 1st. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / Fennell Photography

CRH, the largest listed company in Ireland, looks set to axe the position of chief operating officer after the incumbent in that position was named as(...)

Outgoing chief executive Myles Lee (left)  and chairman Nicky Hartery at the CRH annual general meeting in May. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

CRH has announced its new chief executive, with chief operating officer Albert Manifold stepping into the role from January. Mr Manifold (50) will tak(...)