Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Cleveland, OH) promoted Daniel E. McMillin, Jr. to vice president and corporate controller, responsible for overseeing global finance functions and financial reporting. He will report to Gabriel Bruno, the executive vice president of finance. Robert A. Nelson has also been promoted to vice president of finance for the Americas Welding segment, effective March 1, 2019. In this role, Nelson will be responsible for leading the regional finance and accounting operations and, support the development of businesses within the segment, and report to McMillin. “I am pleased to announce the promotions of both Dan and Rob, as each brings deep and broad experience and understanding of the Company to their new positions,” said Bruno. “Their extensive financial backgrounds and operations experience will be invaluable in helping us advance our strategic initiatives.”
McMillin joined the company in 2004 as their director of financial reporting. During his 14-year tenure, he has held several finance leadership positions, including European finance director, international controller and, most recently, vice president of finance for the Americas Welding segment. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio University and is a certified public accountant. Nelson joined the company in 1998 as an accountant and held numerous roles of increasing responsibility in accounting and in operations in both their Cleveland operations and in the Harris Products Group segment. He is a graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor of science in accounting.
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