Lincoln Electric Appoints Jennifer Ansberry As Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

Lincoln Electric Appoints Jennifer Ansberry As Vice President, Deputy General                                    Counsel  PR Newswire  CLEVELAND, July 29, 2014  CLEVELAND, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Electric Company (the "Company"), a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., has named Jennifer Ansberry, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel. Ms. Ansberry's role as Deputy General Counsel has been extended to include leadership of the Company's environmental, health and safety (EH&S) organization, which includes the development and implementation of EH&S policies, programs and practices. This role is in addition to leading portions of the Company's legal function including global mergers & acquisitions, securities law compliance, corporate governance, and other general corporate legal matters.  Jennifer Ansberry, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel of Lincoln Electric  "Jennifer has successfully mitigated risk while supporting the growth of Lincoln's global operations and legal department during her ten year tenure at the Company," said Lincoln Electric General Counsel and Secretary, Fred Stueber. "Her broad experience, commitment to best practices, and leadership skills will add tremendous value to our EH&S efforts and help the organization meet its global EH&S objectives."  Prior to joining Lincoln Electric in 2004 as Deputy General Counsel, Ms. Ansberry served as an associate at Thompson Hine LLP and at Keating, Muething & Klekamp LLP. She received her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati - College of Law and received a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, Ms. Ansberry serves on the board of City Year Cleveland and the Avon Schools Educational Endowment Fund.  About Lincoln Electric  Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 48 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company's website at http://www.lincolnelectric.com.  Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/130829  SOURCE The Lincoln Electric Company  Website: http://www.lincolnelectric.com Contact: Amanda Butler, Director, Investor Relations, Tel: 216.383.2534, Email: Amanda_Butler@lincolnelectric.com  
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