Chairman of the Board
Mr. Howard L. Lance is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Summit Materials, Inc. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, since May 2016. Mr. Lance also sits on MDA board of directors. Prior to joining MDA, Mr. Lance was an Executive Advisor to Blackstone and as part of his duties as such, he served on the boards of certain Blackstone portfolio companies. He is also a director of Change Healthcare, Inc. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harris Corporationrationration from 2003 to 2011. Before joining Harris Corporationrationration, Mr. Lance was president of NCR Corporationrationration and Chief Operating Officer of its Retail and Financial Group. Previously, he spent 17 years with Emerson Electric Co., where he held senior management positions including Executive Vice President of its Electronics and Telecommunications segment, Chief Executive Officer and director of its Astec electronics subsidiary in Hong Kong, Group Vice President of its Climate Technologies segment and President of its Copeland Refrigeration division. Mr. Lance has a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Bradley University and a MS degree in Management from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. Mr. Lance brings to the Board significant management and operational experience from his service in various senior management roles, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of MDA, Harris Corporationrationration and President of NCR Corporationrationration.
Age: 60 Chairman Since 2013Lance has a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Bradley University and a MS degree in Management from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.