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

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

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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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