Lincoln Electric, Inc., the manufacturer of welding products, has appointed Gabriel Bruno as Executive Vice-President of Finance.
Bruno will oversee global finance functions, external financing reporting and internal control infrastructure, reporting to Vincent K. Petrella, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer.
“I am pleased to appoint Gabe as Executive Vice-President, Finance as he brings tremendous value to the role following his successful, cross-functional leadership experience as Controller, Chief Information Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer at Lincoln Electric,” said Christopher L. Mapes, Chairman, President and CEO.
“His expertise will help support our strategic global finance initiatives,” Mapes continued.
Bruno joined Lincoln Electric in 1996 and has held multiple positions of increasing responsibility in finances and IT, including Corporate Controller, Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.
Bruno most recently served as Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources Officer, a role he held since 2016. Before joining Lincoln Electric, the accounting graduate was a manager in the audit practice at Price Waterhouse.
The position will start with immediate effect.