Interim Chief Executive Officer & Executive Chairman
Mr. Lichtenstein has served as the Chairman of the Board and as a Director of the Company since March 12, 2013, and as its Executive Chairman since June 17, 2016.
Following Mr. Henderson’s resignation, effective December 4, 2018, Mr. Lichtenstein assumed the additional role of Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Lichtenstein had previously served as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from March 28, 2016, until June 17, 2016.
Mr. Lichtenstein has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc. (“Steel Holdings GP”) since February 2013 and had previously served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman from July 2009 to February 2013. Steel Holdings GP is the general partner of Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (“Steel Holdings”), a diversified holding company that engages in multiple businesses. Mr. Lichtenstein has been associated with Steel Holdings and its predecessors and affiliates since 1990.
He has served as Chairman of the Board of Handy & Harman Ltd. (“HNH”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Holdings, which was previously NASDAQ-listed, since July 2005.
Mr. Lichtenstein has served as a director of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (“Aerojet”), a manufacturer of aerospace and defense products with a real estate business segment since March 2008, and serving as the Chairman of the Board from March 2013 to June 2016 and as Executive Chairman since June 2016.
Mr. Lichtenstein has served as a director of Steel Excel Inc. (“Steel Excel”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Steel Holdings which was previously NASDAQ-listed, since October 2010 and Chairman of the Board since May 2011.
Mr. Lichtenstein served as a director of SL Industries, Inc. (“SLI”), a company that designs, manufactures and markets power electronics, motion control, power protection, power quality electromagnetic and specialized communication equipment, from March 2010 until it was acquired by HNH in June 2016. SLI was listed on the New York Stock Exchange until its acquisition as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Steel Holdings. Mr. Lichtenstein is also a director of the Steel Foundation and of the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation.