CRH chief sells €3 million shares in building materials giant

Albert Manifold, who is one of the highest paid executives in Ireland, sold over 58,000 shares in the firm last week

Albert Manifold, chief executive of CRH, sold 58,346 shares at a price of €51.48. Picture: Maura Hickey.

Albert Manifold, the chief executive of CRH, the building materials giant, sold €3 million worth of shares in the company last week, new stock exchange filings show.

Manifold sold 58,346 shares at a price of €51.48, at a total value of €3 million, while he was also awarded 1,293 shared under the company’s savings-related share option scheme.

Company filings also show that non-executive director Richard Fearon also sold 20,000 shares at a price of $56.195, ...