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E business recruitment,motoring & property October 3, 2019 tel: 01 4685350 email: business@echo.ie property@echo.ie motoring@echo.ie Richie Boucher is regarded as ideally equipped to lead the company in its next phase Former BOI head given Chairman post at CRH IRELAND’S largest company, CRH, has appointed former Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher as chairman. Mr Boucher (61), joined the CRH board in March 2018 and has been Chairman of CRH’s Remuneration Committee since September 2018. A former chief executive of Bank of Ireland between February 2009 and October 2017, Boucher also held a number of senior management roles within Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank, and is a non-executive Director of Kennedy Wilson Holdings, Inc. and Eurobank Ergasias SA. He succeeds Nicky Hartery who has been chairman since May 2012 and a board member since 2004. Mr Hartery will retire as chairman and from the board on December 31. CRH also appointed Mr Johan Karlström – former President and Chief Executive Officer of Skanska AB – as a non- executive director, with effect from September 25. Mr Hartery, CRH chairman, said: “The appointments announced are important steps in the ongoing process of board renewal. “Richie’s appointment as chairman designate follows a robust and thorough selection process led by CRH’s senior independent director, Gillian Platt. With a track record of creating value for shareholders, he is ideally equipped to lead the board through the next phase of the group’s development.” He added that the company was “delighted” Mr Karlström has joined the board. Headquartered at Belgard Castle, CRH recently announced record earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation of €1.54bn in the six months to June 30. By Maurice Garvey maurice@echo.ie The house, which is let by Pieta House. . .and who is not affected by the sale, had a reserve price of €300,00 and went for €397,000 in the recent BidX1 auction ‘ ‘ ET A NEW G TA excluding V * € .99! 4 .IE DOMAIN @ SPECIAL OFFER A FOUR-bedroom house on a busy road into Lucan village sold for nearly €100,000 over its reserve price, reports William O’Connor. The house, which is let to Pieta House C.P.S.O.S. Ltd, and who is not affected by the sale, had a reserve price of €300,000 and went for €397,000 in the recent BidX1 auction. The commercial investment has a rent reserved at €12,000 for a term of eight years. There was 31 bids for the property during the auction. The property extends to approximately 186 sqm (2,000 sq ft) and is arranged to provide a detached two-storey, four-bedroom house Transport facilities are provided by the N4 and M4 immediately to the south west of the town, together with several bus routes running to and from Dublin city centre. House sells for €100k over its reserve price APPOINTED: CRH head office on the Belgard Road (inset) Richie Boucher Richie’s appointment . . . follows a robust and thorough selection process ‘ ‘ AUCTIONED: The property in Lucan