Warren Lichtenstein is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (NYSE: SPLP), a global diversified holding company. He founded Steel Partners in 1990. Under his leadership for the past 30+years, Steel Partners has grown from a private investment fund with two employees and assets of $600,000 into Steel Partners Holdings L.P. Steel Partners employs 4,500people in 61 facilities in five countries with revenue of $1.5billion.
Mr. Lichtenstein was a Director and Executive Chairman of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. Aerojet Rocketdyne, a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, and other agencies and companies. Their markets include space, where they provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites, and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. He served as a Director from 2008 to 2022 and as Chairman and Executive Chairman from 2013 until 2022.
Mr. Lichtenstein was also chairman of United Industrial Corporation, which designed, produced, and supported defense systems, serving on its Board of Directors from 2001 to 2007. Its products included unmanned aerial vehicle systems, training and simulation systems, automated aircraft test and maintenance equipment.
During his career, Mr. Lichtenstein has served as a director for approximately 30 public and private companies,
Mr. Lichtenstein studied at Tulane University and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.