Lynton Scotland will serve as the Vice President Supply Chain and Chief Procurement Officer at Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) one of the largest investor owned energy companies in the United States with approximately $12 billion in annual revenues and over $48 billion in assets. In this role, Lynton is responsible for the Procurement, Supply Chain and Stores Operations functions in support of Con Edison of New York and Orange and Rockland.
Prior to joining Con Edison, Lynton held several executive positions with major US Corporations. Lynton was the Chief Procurement officer at W.L. Gore and Associates, a global material science company, with responsibility for Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, and Logistics & Global Trade.He was the Global Strategic Sourcing Leader for the DuPont Protection Solutions business within DuPont; Vice President of Operational Excellence at NRG Energy Incorporated with responsibility for the corporate project management office and the “FORNRG” (Focus On Return of Invested Capital @ NRG)program, and was co–founder of Sustainable Star, a renewable energy company engaged in the development of large scale solar photovoltaic systems and the sale of gas and electricity in deregulated markets.
Lynton is a Trustee Emeritus at the University of Dayton in Ohio having served on the board of the University for the past nine years. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Urban Promise Wilmington (an organization focused on youth education and leadership development in Wilmington, Delaware)
Lynton is a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), an organization of senior level black business executives in corporate America; co–chair of the Community Impact initiative and a former board member of the Executive Leadership Foundation. Lynton earned a BSCHE degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton; a Master of Science in Statistics from Rutgers University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Lynton was featured in the March 2018 issue of Savoy Magazine for his work with the Executive Leadership Council, Urban Promise Wilmington and the University of Dayton in Driving Community Impact with respect to mentoring and support for academically gifted but economically disadvantaged students of color.
Savoy Magazine also recognized Lynton as one of the 100 Most Influential African American in Corporate America in 2018.