The I-4 Ultimate project in Florida. (Lane photo)
By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA
Mark A. Schiller is the new president and CEO of Lane Industries and its subsidiary The Lane Construction Corporation. Schiller, a 30-year veteran of Lane, succeeds Robert E. Alger, who is assuming the role of chairman of the board for The Lane Construction Corporation. Alger is ARTBA’s 2019 chairman.
“I am honored to follow in Bob’s footsteps and lead Lane into the next phase of its 130-year legacy,” Schiller said in a July 11 release. “We, as an organization, will continue to refine and optimize our processes to improve our growth and success to meet the challenges of our industry.”
Lane, Salini Impregilo Group, at the end of June had an order backlog exceeding $4 billion and new orders totaling a combined $800 million. It’s large contracts across the country include highway and bridges; tunneling; mass transit and rail; and water sectors.
“It’s been a privilege to serve Lane over the past 40 years, especially the last 19 as president and CEO,” Alger said. “Mark has assembled an excellent team under him over the years and I am confident they will support him in his new position. I remain committed to supporting our executive team in my new capacity to ensure we are well positioned to capitalize on all of the opportunities that lie before us.”