John McCartney was appointed Non-executive Chairman of the board in May 2010 and has served on Huron’s board since October 2004. Mr. McCartney serves on the Audit and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.
Mr. McCartney joined the executive management team of US Robotics in March 1984 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. At US Robotics, he served in various executive capacities, including as Executive Vice President, International, until serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 1996 until its merger with 3Com Corporation in June 1997. From June 1997 to March 1998, Mr. McCartney held the position of President of 3Com Corporation’s Client Access Unit.
Since July 2019 Mr. McCartney has served as a director of EQT Corp., the largest natural gas producer in the United States. From July 2019 until May 2020, he served as Chairman of the Board and currently serves as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance and the Environmental and Public Policy committees. Since October 2022, Mr. McCartney has been a director of Granite Ridge Resources, Inc., a publicly traded company which holds non-operating interests in oil and gas producing leases in various basins throughout the United States. He serves as a member of the Audit and Compensation committees and as lead independent director since November 2022. From 2007 to July 2023, Mr. McCartney served as a director of Datatec Limited, a public networking technology and services company. He also served on the Nominating committee and from October 1998 until May 2004, and as Vice Chairman of the board of directors. In addition, Mr. McCartney served as Chairman of the board of trustees of Davidson College from 2004 to 2008. Mr. McCartney received a B.A. in Philosophy from Davidson College and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.