CRH, plc, headquartered in Ireland, has operations in 35 countries, employing
approximately 75,000 people at over 3,600 locations. Our operations focus on three
closely related core businesses: Primary Materials, Value-Added Building Products and
Building Materials Distribution. CRH shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock
Exchanges and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in the form of American
Depositary Receipts (ADRs). The Group has consistently delivered superior long-term
growth in total shareholder return, averaging 18% per annum since the Group was
formed in 1970.
CRH is divided into four regionally focused business segments, three in the
Americas (represented as Oldcastle) and three in Europe. All are supported by
a lean group center.