Lydall, Inc.recently named Robert Julian its new executive vice president and CFO. Erika Steiner, former vice president and CFO has departed the company. Julian previously served as senior vice president and CFO for Legrand North America (LNA), a $1 billion subsidiary of Legrand, S.A. headquartered in Limoges, France. Legrand manufactures products and systems for electrical
installations and information networks for commercial, residential and industrial buildings. During his 8 year tenure with Legrand, Julian directed and oversaw all financial aspects of LNA and its subsidiaries, including business strategy and analysis and financial due diligence in
support of several acquisitions and operational integrations.
Prior to his tenure at Legrand, Julian was the vice president and controller – Worldwide
Strategic Sourcing of Fisher Scientific International, Inc. (now Thermo Fisher Scientific), a
leading manufacturer and distributor of over 600,000 products and services to the scientific
community. Previously Julian held key financial leadership roles at Cisco Systems, Inc.,
Honeywell International, Inc., and Rockwell International, Inc.
Julian holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, and earned a B.A. in Finance from
Michigan State University, with honors.