Aggregate Industries has appointed Kirstin McCarthy to the role of Sustainability Director within its Executive Committee.

Bringing more than 20 years’ experience in environmental management to the role, McCarthy will be responsible for accelerating the company’s journey to net-zero carbon emissions and for driving improvements of the business' sustainability.

Prior to joining Aggregate, McCarthy was Head of Sustainability at Birmingham Airport for more than six years, developing its sustainability strategy and projects that improved performance for the Airport and the Aviation Industry.

Commenting on the appointment, Dragan Maksimovic, Chief Executive Officer at Aggregate Industries, said: “As part of our strategic commitment to reduce the carbon footprint across our business we have appointed a new Sustainability Director who joins our Executive Committee. I’m delighted to welcome Kirstin to the team and I look forward to her playing an integral part in achieving our ambitions.”

“This appointment is placing us in a unique position at the forefront of our industry and we must continue challenging ourselves to continuously reduce our carbon footprint through innovation, commitment and personal accountability.”

McCarthy commented: “I’m delighted to be named Aggregate Industries’ new Sustainability Director, a role introduced at an exciting time in the company’s journey to become a leading sustainable business. I look forward to making my mark as the newest member of the Executive Committee and contributing to building a greener, smarter world for all.”