On Dec. 15, Pittsburgh-based tooling supplier Kennametal Inc. announced the election of Paul Sternlieb to its board of directors. Sternlieb’s appointment is effective January 1, 2023. Sternlieb currently works as President and CEO of Enerpac Tool Group, an industrial tools and services company.
“Paul’s global experience and successful execution of growth strategies across various industrial manufacturing companies makes him an excellent addition to our Board of Directors,” said Christopher Rossi, Kennametal President and CEO. “As a CEO in the industrial sector, Paul understands the current operating environment and his perspectives will be invaluable as we advance our growth roadmap.”
Sternlieb joined Enerpac as CEO in 2021 and serves on the company’s board of directors. Before Enerpac, he worked in various leadership roles at John Bean Technologies Corporation, Illinois Tool Works, Danaher Corporation, H.J. Heinz Company and McKinsey & Company.
“We are excited to welcome Paul to our board and look forward to the unique perspective he brings from his more than 25 years of leadership experience across a span of areas including strategy, customer relationship management, marketing and operations,” said Lawrence Stranghoener, Chairman of Kennametal’s board of directors.