The Board of CRH plc announced the co-option to the Board, with effect from 1 July 2013, of Mr Donald A McGovern, Jr as a non-executive director.
Mr McGovern (62), a United States citizen, is currently Vice Chairman, Global Assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a position he has held since July 2008. Mr McGovern will retire from PwC on 30 June 2013, following a 39 year career with the firm, during which time he directed the US firm's services for a number of large public company clients.
He has held various leadership roles in PwC and was, from July 2001 to June 2008, a member of, and past lead director for, the Board of Partners and Principals of the US firm as well as a member of PwC’s Global Board. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds a Master’s Degree in Business.