Greenstein has extensive operational expertise and ability to lead large, multifaceted global organizations. Since 2015, she has been a senior executive of United States Steel Corporation, an integrated steel producer. Most recently, Greenstein led the approximately $4 billion global Consumer Solutions business unit of U.S. Steel, with more than 4000 employees at eight large operating facilities. Prior to joining U.S. Steel, she served for 12 years in a variety of senior leadership positions at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., a safety science company that provides chemical emissions certification, multiple listing and private labeling, chemical testing, environmental claim validation, factory inspection, field evaluation and clinical services.
“After conducting a thorough search process, we are delighted to appoint a chief executive of Sara’s caliber,” says Marc. T Giles, chairman of Lydall’s board of directors. “Sara’s record of driving sustainable profitability and creating innovative solutions in a manufacturing environment makes her ideally suited to serve as Lydall’s next president and CEO. On behalf of the entire board, I’m pleased to welcome Sara and am excited to work closely with her as we continue to leverage the unique attributes of the Lydall brand and manufacturing superiority to deliver increased value to our shareholders.”
“The opportunity to join the Lydall leadership team and serve alongside more than 3300 talented Lydall employees worldwide as the company’s next president and CEO is a great honor,” says Greenstein. “Lydall is synonymous with quality and continuous innovation and improvement, that brings value to customers around the world. I am confident that we are well-positioned to drive long-term profitable growth for the benefit of Lydall’s employees, customers and shareholders.”
Greenstein currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, the leading manufacturer of small engines, pressure washers and power generation for lawn and garden turf care, and is a member of Briggs & Stratton’s Finance Committee and Nominating & Governance Committee.
“We are pleased that Dale Barnhart will stay on through the balance of 2019 and into 2020 to provide support for a smooth transition,” Giles concludes. “On behalf of the entire board of directors, our employees and our shareholders, I would like to thank Dale for his more than 12 years of service.”