“We are very pleased to welcome Paul to the JBT leadership team,” Giacomini said. “He brings global experience in the food business and an impressive record using a systematic approach and proven business systems to deliver growth and margin expansion at premier industrial companies. Paul also has demonstrated an ability to drive high-performing teams around a shared strategic vision.”
Sternlieb joins JBT from Illinois Tool Works (ITW), where he served as group president, Global Cooking with the company’s Food Equipment Group. Previously, he was a vice president and general manager with Danaher and held management roles with the H.J. Heinz Company.
Sternlieb graduated from the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the Univ. of Pennsylvania with dual degrees in economics and computer science. He also received an MBA from the Wharton School, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.