Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., the manufacturer of welding products, has appointed Geoffrey Allman as Senior Vice-President, Strategy & Business Development.

Allman will oversee global strategic planning as well as mergers and acquisitions for the company, reporting to Vincent Petrella, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer. 

Geoffrey Allman, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Lincoln Electric

Geoffrey Allman, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Lincoln Electric

Source: Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

“Geoff has demonstrated a strong track record of creating long-term value for the company,” said Vincent Petrella, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer.

“His deep financial and operational experience will make him a significant contributor to Lincoln Electric’s strategic initiatives in the future,” Petrella continued.

Allman began his career at Lincoln Electric in 1997 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility in internal audit, accounting, and finance.

Allman most recently served as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Controller responsible for global finance functions, external financing reporting and internal control infrastructure.

Before joining Lincoln Electric, Allman was an auditor at Price Waterhouse. Allaman has a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in accounting. He is also a certified public accountant.

The position will start with immediate effect.