Eric joined Howden in 2018 as President, Howden Africa. He is responsible for leading the development of Howden’s global renewable Hydrogen strategy, as well as other key growth markets regionally, such as mining. Eric is responsible for leading the development of renewable Hydrogen globally, as well as other key growth markets regionally, such as mining. This includes developing new routes to market across Africa, better aligning business capabilities with customer needs, implementing key account management and targeted partnering, and expanding product portfolio and localisation initiatives to drive customer value.
Eric has held a number of senior management and leadership roles in a career spanning over thirty years. He has worked for businesses in South Africa and Europe, including: Dorbyl; ABSA Bank; HSBC and Group Five.
A Civil Engineer by trade, Eric’s specialisms also include industrial sales and marketing, project financing, infrastructure project development, EPC construction, corporate restructurings and M&A. He passionately believes that renewable hydrogen has the potential to transform Howden’s global product offering and generate significant opportunities for our customers and key stakeholders.
Eric holds a BSC in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, as well as an Executive Development Diploma in Management and Innovation from Harvard Business School.
Chief Executive Officer Ross joined Howden in October 2019 as the Chief Executive Officer upon the acquisition of Howden by Private Equity firm KPS Capital Partners.
Chief Financial Officer Alastair was appointed Chief Financial Officer for Howden in 2018 and has held a variety of financial leadership roles within the global business since joining Howden in 2008.
Chief Operating Officer Massimo Bizzi joined Howden in 2018 as President for the Compressors Division before progressing to Chief Operating Officer and President of the Global Product Group in 2020.
Chief Human Resources Officer Stuart was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer for Howden in September 2020. He is responsible for the delivery of Howden’s global People Strategy.
General Counsel Jen Robertson joined Howden as Senior Legal Counsel in 2015 and is now General Counsel for the Global Business.
President Asia Pacific Camille joined Howden in 2021 as President of Howden, Asia Pacific.
President China Harold Lang joined Howden in 2021 President of Howden China. He is responsible for profitable growth within key markets for China.
President Americas Mark Sanders joined Howden and became the President of Howden Americas in 2016.
President EMENA Fred joined Howden in 2013 as Managing Director and Leader of the Global Product business. Progressing in 2020 to President of EMENA region.
President Africa Eric joined Howden in 2018 as President, Howden Africa. He is responsible for leading the development of Howden’s global renewable Hydrogen strategy, as well as other key growth markets regionally, such as mining.
Vice President of Global Aftermarket
Vice President of Strategy and Business Development Amit joined Howden in 2020 as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development.