Michael J. Whitehead
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Mr. Whitehead joined Lincoln Electric in 2005 as Chief Counsel, Intellectual Property and was promoted to lead product development in R&D and later served as President of Lincoln Electric Canada prior to being appointed as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development in 2016. He is responsible for global strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions for the Company. He earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from The Ohio State University and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law.