Paul Sternlieb

Paul Sternlieb

President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul Sternlieb was appointed President & CEO of Enerpac Tool Group in September 2021. Before joining Enerpac Tool Group, Paul served as EVP & President, Protein at JBT Corporation. Prior to this Paul was Group President, Global Cooking Equipment within the Food Equipment Group segment of Illinois Tool Works and Vice President & General Manager with Danaher, where he led a division within the industrial technologies segment. Prior to these Paul held senior marketing and strategy roles at H.J. Heinz, in both the US and Europe, and he was also an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company where he led marketing and growth strategy projects for clients in both the US and Europe. Paul currently serves on the Board of Directors for Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT), a global industrial technology leader in materials science, tooling, and wear resistant solutions. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Children’s Wisconsin (a private, independent, not-for-profit health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children) and the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC), as well as the Board of Trustees for Manufacturers Alliance. As a graduate of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology, Paul holds dual bachelor's degrees, in Economics and Computer Science, from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his MBA from the Wharton School, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.

Anthony Colucci

Anthony Colucci

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tony joined Enerpac Tool Group in May of 2022, and leads global Finance and IT. Prior to joining Enerpac, Tony was EVP & Chief Finance and Administrative Officer at Robertshaw Industries, a global engineering company and manufacturer of components and systems solutions, responsible for all facets of global finance, tax, IT, legal, and HR. Before Robertshaw, Tony was the SVP and CFO of Hayward Industries and spent a significant part of his career in senior global finance leadership roles at Honeywell International where he developed a deep understanding of manufacturing processes and operations. His last role at Honeywell was VP & Chief Financial Officer of the Performance Materials & Technologies business. Tony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois and an MBA from DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business with a Finance concentration.

James Denis

James Denis

Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary & Chief Compliance Counsel

James joined Enerpac Tool Group in 2013 as our Global Litigation Counsel and was later promoted to Regional General Counsel for the Americas and APAC and Assistant General Counsel. Throughout his career with the company, James has provided invaluable legal expertise on the divestiture of the EC&S segment, renaming of the company, implementation of contracting Delegation of Authority as well as broad-based support on global litigation and dispute resolution. Before joining Enerpac Tool Group James was a shareholder with the law firm of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. where he was a member of the firm’s Products Liability and Insurance Risk Management Teams. James earned a BA degree from St. Norbert College and a JD from Marquette University.

Ben Topercer

Ben Topercer

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

Ben joined Enerpac Tool Group as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer in February 2022 and leads the overall global HR function across our company, including our global Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Quality (HSSEQ) organization as well as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives. Prior to joining Enerpac, Ben was the Chief Human Resource Officer for Vantage Specialty Chemicals. Prior to Vantage, Ben developed his career in positions of progressive responsibility at Rexam, Henkel, Eaton, and Premier Farnell with the common goal of developing a business-first HR solution to help the organization meets its objectives. He has led teams across multiple disciplines of human resources in international manufacturing businesses. Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in International Business from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and an MBA with an emphasis in HR from Marquette University.