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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO)

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Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.

22801 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44117
United States

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustrySmall Tools & Accessories
Full Time Employees9,000

Key Executives

Mr. Christopher L. MapesChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres3.23M1.8M55
Mr. Vincent K. PetrellaChief Financial Officer, Exec. VP and Treasurer1.54M3.54M57
Mr. George D. BlankenshipExec. VP and Pres of Americas Welding1.25M1.65M54
Mr. Frederick G. StueberExec. Officer967.28k2.71M63
Mr. Thomas MatthewsSr. VP of Technology and R&DN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells welding, cutting, and brazing products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Americas Welding, International Welding, and The Harris Products Group. The company’s welding products include arc welding power sources, plasma cutters, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, integrated automation systems, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes, fluxes and welding accessories, and specialty welding consumables and fabrication products. It also provides computer numeric controlled plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and brazing; and consumables used in the brazing and soldering alloys market. In addition, the company is involved in the retail business in the United States. It serves general metal fabrication, power generation and process industry, structural steel construction, heavy equipment fabrication, shipbuilding, automotive, pipe mills and pipelines, and offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction markets. The company sells its products directly to users of welding products, as well as through industrial distributors, retailers, and agents. Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.