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Newsmaker: Albert Manifold

New CRH boss needs to build up firm to a new level of growth

20th July, 2013
Albert Manifold, the chief executive designate of CRH.

There was no surprise last week when CRH announced that Albert Manifold would succeed Myles Lee as chief executive of the building materials giant.

Turnover at the top of CRH is as regular US presidential elections - but with none of the drama. Every five years, a carefully groomed insider takes the step up after learning key parts of the business and imbibing CRH's carefully nurtured corporate culture.

This time it was Manifold, the chief...

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