Living our commitment to responsible leadership, we are strategically investing in our success and talent to create a more sustainable future for our business, society and the environment.
People around the world look at Trane Technologies as a company
committed to integrity, our customers and our world. We are steadfast
in our commitment to integrity — in all of our business practices. We
are committed to our customers, their satisfaction, and to the
communities in which we live and work.
Other Senior Leaders:
Vice President - Tax*
Larry Kurland is vice president of tax for Trane Technologies plc. In this role, Larry is responsible for all aspects of tax and the global tax organization, and serves as a key member of the corporate finance team.
Prior to joining the company, Larry worked at AT&T Corp. for 15 years, where he was vice president – taxes and tax counsel. Before joining AT&T, he spent seven years practicing tax law, including five years with the firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he was responsible for the tax aspects of a variety of complex transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, financings, reorganizations, spin-offs and recapitalizations.
Larry received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin &
Marshall College in 1979. He also received a J.D. degree from George
Washington University and a Masters in Tax Law (L.L.M.) from
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer*
Heather Howlett is vice president and chief accounting officer (CAO) of Trane Technologies plc. In this role, Heather serves as the company’s principal accounting officer and is responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of accounting and financial reporting, operational finance, accounts payable and SEC/technical accounting.
Heather joined the company in August 2019 as vice president and corporate controller. In her time with the company, she has provided strong accounting and functional leadership. Her experience with other publicly-traded global corporations makes her well-suited for the CAO role. Prior to joining the company, she held roles of increasing importance at Catalent, Honeywell and Tyco, and began her career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Heather has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Richmond; and she is a certified public accountant and Six Sigma green belt.
* Elected officers of Trane Technologies plc.
Kirk E. Arnold,
Former Chief Executive Officer, Data Intensity
Ann C. Berzin,
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Guaranty Insurance Company
Former EU Commission Head of Delegation to the United States and Former Prime Minister of Ireland
Jared L. Cohon,
President Emeritus of Carnegie Mellon University
Gary D. Forsee,
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sprint Nextel Corporation and Former President of the University of Missouri System
Linda P. Hudson,
Former Chairman and CEO of The Cardea Group and former president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc.
Michael W. Lamach,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company
Former Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of CRH plc
Karen B. Peetz,
Former President of BNY Mellon
John P. Surma,
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United States Steel Corporation
Richard J. Swift,
Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Foster Wheeler Ltd. and Former Chairman of Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council
Tony L. White,
Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Applied Biosystems Inc.
J.P. Surma, Chair; A.C. Berzin, J. Bruton, M.P. Lee, K.B. Peetz, R.J. Swift
A.C. Berzin, Chair; J. Bruton, M.P. Lee, K.B. Peetz, J.P. Surma, R.J. Swift
T.L. White, Chair; K.E. Arnold, J.L. Cohon, G.D. Forsee, L.P. Hudson
Corporate Governance & Nominating
G.D. Forsee, Chair; K.E. Arnold, J.L. Cohon, L.P. Hudson, T.L. White
M.W. Lamach, Chair; A.C. Berzin, G.D. Forsee, J.P. Surma, R.J. Swift, T.L. White
Technology and Innovation
J.L. Cohon, Chair; K.E. Arnold, J. Bruton, G.D. Forsee, L.P. Hudson, R.J. Swift, T.L. White