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Michael J. Whitehead

Michael J. Whitehead

Senior Vice President, President Americas Welding Automation & Additive Services
Mr. Whitehead joined Lincoln Electric in 2005 as Chief Counsel, Intellectual Property and was promoted to lead product development in R&D. He later served as President of Lincoln Electric Canada and as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development before being promoted to Senior Vice President, President Americas Welding Automation & Additive Services in 2018. He is responsible for the strategic planning and growth of the Americas Welding Segment’s automation and additive services businesses. 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.