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Leadership Team

Steven B. Hedlund

Steven B. Hedlund

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Hedlund joined Lincoln Electric in 2008 and was named Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer in 2022. He oversees the Americas and International Welding segments and the Harris Products Group segment. He has served as EVP, President of the Americas Welding segment since 2020 and of the International Welding segment since 2017. He was formerly the President of Global Automation and Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. Prior to Lincoln Electric, Mr. Hedlund held various executive leadership roles at Fortune Brands, Inc. and served as principal with the management consulting firm Booz Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Hedlund earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Dartmouth College.