16 Mar Hyliion Names Commercial Transportation Industry Veteran Cheri Lantz as Chief Strategy Officer
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyliion Holdings Corp. (NYSE: HYLN) (“Hyliion”), a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial semi-trucks, has announced that Cheri Lantz has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer.
Lantz brings with her over 20 years of experience developing growth strategies for technology companies and manufacturers in the mobility sector. Lantz will continue to define and drive forward Hyliion’s strategic roadmap as it expands into Fuel Agnostic and Hydrogen Fuel Cell generator technology and advanced software solutions. She will also play a central role in shaping and leading strategic partnerships as the company takes definitive steps in advancing its technology roadmap.
Most recently, Lantz served as Vice President of Strategy for the Transportation Solutions Segment at TE Connectivity, where she was responsible for helping shape a forward-looking strategy within the Automotive, Commercial Vehicle, and Sensors industries. Prior to joining TE Connectivity, Lantz served as the Chief Strategy Officer and executive leader responsible for advanced engineering and global test labs at Meritor, Inc. While in this role, Lantz led the development of corporate strategies, shaped the M&A vision, and helped drive commercialization of the new electric mobility strategy.
Additionally, Lantz spent many years advising Fortune 500 companies on growth and operational excellence while a strategist with Boston Consulting Group and Booz & Company. She holds three degrees from the University of Michigan, including an MBA from the Ross School of Business with a focus on corporate strategy and economics, a master’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, and a bachelor’s degree in Science in Chemical Engineering.
“Cheri is a recognized industry leader with an impressive breadth of experience in business strategies for commercial vehicle companies,” said Thomas Healy, founder and CEO of Hyliion. “With her extensive background in driving new electrification technologies, Cheri’s ability to assess and leverage growth opportunities will undoubtedly benefit Hyliion as we continue to implement our strategic roadmap,” Healy added.
“I am thrilled to join such a talented team and a company whose mission is to electrify commercial trucking in a way that benefits both fleets and the environment,” said Lantz. “I look forward to building upon the actions the Hyliion team has taken already and accelerating the path forward to develop leading-edge technology that can truly transform commercial transport, and in so doing, change the world.”