Lee Lane

Group President, Matthews’ Industrial Automation & Matthews Environmental Solutions at Matthews International

Lee Lane is the newly appointed Group President for Matthews Industrial Automation and Matthews Environmental Solutions. The Industrial Automation business is dedicated to providing advanced software and engineered solutions for marking, coding, material handling, and warehouse execution systems. While the Environmental Solutions business specializes in technologically advanced crematoria equipment, waste-to-energy conversion, and emission control systems.

In this role, Lee leads the delivery of each division’s long-term growth strategy with oversight of global product management, operations and commercial activities.

Lee relocated from Boston to Matthews’ global headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after more than thirty years with Rockwell Automation where he started as an Application Engineer and moved into a wide range of functions including Marketing, Product Management, Product Security and most recently, running one of Rockwell Automations business units. Lee leverages his deep industrial automation expertise and leadership at the world’s second largest automation provider to build on a strong growth strategy for the Matthews Automation business, accelerating it as a significant growth engine for the Matthews International portfolio.

Lee earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maine.


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  • Group President, Matthews’ Industrial Automation & Matthews Environmental Solutions

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