Lincoln Electric restructures welding businesses, realigns leadership

Welding specialist Lincoln Electric Holdings has realigned its organizational and leadership structure to drive greater operational efficiency.

Welding specialist Lincoln Electric Holdings (Cleveland, OH) has realigned its organizational and leadership structure to drive greater operational efficiency and further support the company's 2020 vision and growth strategy.

The company has combined its North America Welding and South America Welding businesses into an Americas Welding segment, which will be led by George Blankenship in a newly created executive vice president and president position. Additionally, the Europe Welding and Asia Pacific Welding businesses will be combined into an International Welding segment, and will be led by Mathias Hallmann in a new senior vice president and president role. The company will continue to operate and report The Harris Products Group business separately, which includes the company’s global cutting, soldering, and brazing businesses, as well as retail channel distribution in the United States.

For more information, please visit www.lincolnelectric.com.

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