Howard Lance

Senior Advisor

  • Country
    United States of America
  • Title
    Senior Advisor

Howard L. Lance has a distinguished career serving public and private technology and industrial companies as Chief Executive Officer, Board Chair, and Director. He currently serves as Board Chair for Covanta and for Heritage Environmental Services, both EQT Infrastructure portfolio companies. He also serves as Board Chair for Summit Materials, a leading provider of aggregates and cement, and as a Director of Mercury Systems, a leading defense electronics systems supplier.

Mr. Lance was President and Chief Executive Officer of Maxar Technologies, a leading provider of space technology solutions, from 2016-2019. He was Executive Advisor- Private Equity at the Blackstone Group from 2012-2016. Mr. Lance was Board Chair, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Corporation, a leading global provider of defense and aerospace communications solutions, from 2003-2011. He was Co-President of NCR Corporation and Chief Operating Officer of its Retail and Financial Group from 2001-2002. Previously, he spent 17 years at Emerson Electric Company as Executive Vice President of its Electronics and Telecom businesses, Chief Executive Officer of its Astec PLC listed subsidiary based in Hong Kong, Group President of its Climate Technologies businesses, and President of its Copeland Refrigeration business.

Mr. Lance earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering at Bradley University and his Master of Science degree in Management at the Daniels School of Business at Purdue University.

EQT Board Memberships:
Current: Chairperson of Covanta