New sustainability director Kirstin McCarthy joins executive committee as part of AI’s net-zero pledge
AGGREGATE Industries have made a major step towards achieving their sustainability goals by appointing a sustainability director to their executive committee. Kirstin McCarthy will be responsible for driving forward the company’s ambitions to become a leading sustainable business and net-zero company.
Commenting on the appointment, chief executive officer Dragan Maksimovic 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.’
Commenting on her new appointment, Ms McCarthy (pictured) said: ‘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.
Bringing more than 20 years’ experience in environmental management to the role, Ms McCarthy will be responsible for accelerating the company’s journey to net zero and for driving improvements across all aspects of sustainability.
Prior to joining the business, she was head of sustainability at Birmingham Airport for more than six years, developing its sustainability strategy and delivering major airspace projects which improved the sustainability performance for the airport and the aviation industry.