New chairman takes over at CRH
Featured in10 May 2012 - 16:59
Nicky Hartery succeeds Kieran McGowan who retired following this week’s annual general meeting
AS previously announced in February, Nicky Hartery has taken over as chairman of CRH following the retirement of Kieran McGowan.
Mr McGowan, who became chairman of CRH in May 2007 having been a board member since 1998, retired from the company following this week’s annual general meeting.
Mr Hartery, who joined the board of CRH in 2004, was vice-president of manufacturing and business operations for Dell Inc’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operations from 2000 to 2008. Prior to joining Dell he was executive vice-president at Eastman Kodak and previously held the position of president and chief executive officer at Verbatim Corporation in the US.
Mr Hartery is also chief executive of Prodigium, a consulting company which provides business advisory services, and a non-executive director of Musgrave Group plc, a privately owned international food retailer, and Eircom Ltd, a company which provides telecommunications services in Ireland.