EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (January 13, 2009) – Allied Building Products Corp., a subsidiary of Oldcastle, Inc., the North American arm of CRH plc, and one of America’s largest distributors of residential and commercial roofing, siding, waterproofing and interior products, today announced Bob Feury, Jr. as its new chief executive officer, succeeding Michael Lynch.

Feury, Jr., who since 2000 has served as Allied Building Products’ chief operating officer, has taken over for Lynch effective Jan. 1, 2009. Lynch, who served as chief executive officer for the past eight years, will continue his involvement in the company as executive chairman. The role of chief operating officer will be replaced by two new division presidents; Donald Toth, president of exterior products and Ron Pilla, president of interior products. Bob Feury, Sr. will continue his role as general advisor and strategist with the new title of president emeritus.

“I have every confidence that Allied will flourish under Bob Feury, Jr.’s leadership, as it has done under his stewardship as COO,” said Michael Lynch, former CEO and new executive chairman of Allied Building Products Corp. “He possesses the wisdom, judgment, energy and acumen to guide the company successfully through these turbulent times and toward great success in the future.”

Allied Building Products Corp. operates over 200 branch locations in 29 states. For more information, please call 1-800-4-ALLIED or visit www.alliedbuilding.com.