• Jon Vander Ark
    Jon Vander Ark

Lennox has appointed Jon Vander Ark, as a member of its board of directors, effective 1 June, 2024.

Vander Ark is the president, CEO and a director of Republic Services, a publicly traded company that is one of the largest providers of environmental services in the United States, as measured by revenue.

Lennox board chair, Todd Teske, said Jon's strategic growth experience, operational skills, and accomplishments implementing sustainability initiatives make him an excellent addition to the board.

Chair of the company’s board governance committee, Janet Cooper, said Jon's expertise will help Lennox further its strategy and focus on delivering long-term shareholder value.

“The addition of Jon to the Board, following the addition of Soma Somasunduram in March, demonstrates our commitment to Board refreshment and succession planning," she said.

Vander Ark joined Republic in 2013 and has held a number of senior leadership roles, including executive vice president, COO; executive vice president, Operations; and executive vice president, chief marketing officer.

From 2000 to 2012, Vander Ark worked at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, serving as a manager, associate principal, and partner.

Vander Ark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Calvin University and a juris doctor from Harvard Law School.