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John Robert Waldo Lance

John Robert Waldo Lance, Australian investment company executive. Fellow Australian Institute Management; member Australian Small Business Association (federal president 1983-1984), Royal Sydney Golf Club, Ski Club Australia.

Background

  • Lance, John Robert Waldo was born on March 3, 1935 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Son of Waldo Garland and Jessie Forsyth (Stewart) Lance.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Economics, University Sydney, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1959.

    Career

    • Managing director Fleets Holdings, Sydney, 1963-1976. Director Squire Shops Pty Ltd., 1962-1980. Managing director S. Walder & Company, 1980-1983, Lance Invesments Pty Ltd., Sydney, since 1973.

      Chairman Small Business Development Corporation, Sydney, 1979, 85. Member Federal Government Small Business Council, Canberra, Australia, 1984.

    Membership

    Fellow Australian Institute Management. Member Australian Small Business Association (federal president 1983-1984), Royal Sydney Golf Club, Ski Club Australia.

    Personality

    Interests

    Trout fishing, skiing, tennis, swimming, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Sandra Leila Gidley, February 5, 1964. Children: Georgina, Susannah, Henry.
    • father: Waldo Garland Lance
    • mother: Jessie Forsyth (Stewart) Lance
    • spouse: Sandra Leila Gidley
    • children: Georgina Lance
    • Susannah Lance
    • Henry Lance
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    Nationality
    • 1956
      University Sydney
    • 1959
      Stanford University
    • 1962 - 1980
      director, Squire Shops Pty Limited
    • 1963 - 1976
      Managing director, Fleets Holdings
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1973
      managing director, S. Walder & Company
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1980 - 1983
      managing director, S. Walder & Company