Sara A. Greenstein

President and Chief Executive Officer, Axel Johnson Inc.

Sara Greenstein


Ms. Greenstein has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Axel Johnson Inc., a private operating company with a mission to invest in and help grow great industry-leading businesses in the medical technology, water, housing, and specialized manufacturing sectors, since June 2022. Prior to Axel Johnson, she served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Lydall, Inc. (NYSE: LDL), a leading global manufacturer of value-added engineered materials and specialty filtration solutions serving the industrial, automotive, agribusiness, and medical markets from November 2019 to October 2021. Prior to joining Lydall, Inc., Ms. Greenstein served as Senior Vice President of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), where she managed the company’s $4 billion Consumer Solutions business unit from 2014 to November 2019. Prior to United States Steel Corporation, Ms. Greenstein served as President, Supply Chain and Sustainability of UL, LLC (formerly Underwriters Laboratories) from 2012 to 2014.

Ms. Greenstein holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a concentration in industrial distribution management, from the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Ms. Greenstein earned her MBA from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Ms. Greenstein is a director of Wells Enterprises, Inc., a privately held company. From August 2018 to January 2021, she served on the board of directors of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, where she served on its Finance Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.

Ms. Greenstein brings to the Board her executive leadership skills, including experience as a public company chief executive officer, as well as her knowledge of public company matters from her service on other public company boards.

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