Senior Vice President, Tax & Risk Management | CRH Americas, Inc.
Gary Hickman is Senior Vice President – Tax and Risk Management for Oldcastle, Inc., the North American holding company for CRH plc. Oldcastle owns and operates businesses in the building materials sector in the areas of aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete, precast concrete, architectural and engineered glass, architectural products, fencing, concrete accessories and distribution of roofing, siding and interior products.
His responsibilities include tax planning for the North American operations, structuring and planning related to merger and acquisition activity, accounting for income taxes, corporate governance, legal and risk management for the 125 subsidiaries in the US and Canada .
After completing his education at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Mr. Hickman joined Price Waterhouse, where he performed in various functions before rising to Tax Senior Manager. He then joined BDO Seidman as a Tax Partner as head of their Atlanta tax practice. In 1997, he left public accounting to join CRH/Oldcastle to lead their North American tax group.
Mr. Hickman, a CPA, is a member of the following professional organizations: American Institute of CPA’s, Georgia and Virginia Society of CPA’s, Tax Executives Institute where he is Chairman of the Federal Tax Committee and serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of OFII.