Lloyd G. Trotter
Mr. Trotter is the Chairman of the Board of Horsburgh & Scott. He co-founded GenNx360 Capital Partners in 2008. GenNx360 partly owns Horsburgh & Scott. During his 40 year career with General Electric, Mr. Trotter was named Vice Chairman, President and CEO of GE Industrial, where he was responsible for a $28 billion business with nearly 80,000 employees worldwide. Prior to this role, he was Executive Vice President of Operations where he led efforts to improve operational excellence across GE's businesses. From 2004 to 2006 he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Consumer & Industrial, a role he assumed following the 2004 merger of GE's Consumer Products, Industrial Systems, and Supply businesses.
Mr. Trotter began his GE career in 1970 as a field service engineer. He went on to hold production and technology positions in several GE businesses: Lighting, Gas, Turbine, and Appliances. He was later elected Vice President and General Manager of Manufacturing for Electrical Distribution and Control. In that role he was responsible for the entire manufacturing process and for the integration of 40 production facilities throughout the world.
Two years later, he became the business President and Chief Executive Officer, and in 1998 when it merged with GE Industrial Control Systems, he was named a GE Senior Vice President and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the newly created Industrial Systems. Mr. Trotter is also a Director at Textron, Inc. and PepsiCo and was on the board of directors for Daimler.
Mr. Ryan currently serves as CEO of Horsburgh & Scott. He came to the Company in 2016 to assist the board in managing through what has been one of its most difficult cyclical downturns in its 130-year history due primarily to its focus on the Steel and Mining end markets. In his short time with the Company he has provided the leadership necessary to navigate through the downturn, improve its service levels and improve its profits bringing much-needed stability to the Company. Mr. Ryan has 26 years of experience in service and industrial businesses both as an operating executive and advisor to business owners, private equity sponsors, boards of directors and lenders.
Prior to joining the Company he served as the VP and GM of Specialty Bar Products, Inc. which was a $55 million portfolio company of Citibank Venture Capital’s (Court Square) specialty fastener platform focused on the Aerospace, Power Generation and Defense markets. After assisting with the sale of this platform to Doncasters Group, Ltd in 2008, Mr. Ryan co-founded a start-up and began working with Carl Marks Advisory Group assisting clients with turnaround efforts, restructuring and process improvement initiatives.
Mr. Ryan began his career in 1990 with Arthur Andersen LLP and is a certified public accountant. He is ASQ-certified in six sigma and root cause analysis and received a BS from the Pennsylvania State University.