|G. Russell Lincoln|
Mr. Lincoln, 69, is President of N.A.S.T. Inc. (a personal investment firm), a position he has held since 1996. Prior to joining N.A.S.T. Inc., Mr. Lincoln served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Algan, Inc.
As an entrepreneurial businessman with experience, including 25 years running a $50 million business, Mr. Lincoln understands business risk and the importance of hands-on management. As the grandson of James F. Lincoln and a long-term trustee, Mr. Lincoln provides the Board with his historic perspective on the Company’s unique culture and especially its incentive management system. His leadership role and his investment experience serve Lincoln Electric well as a member of the Audit and Finance Committees of the Board.
Director since 1989