Vincent K. Petrella

Director of the Company since 2020

Vincent K. Petrella is the retired Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) — a role he held from 2004 to 2020. He held prior roles within the finance and internal audit functions at Lincoln Electric from 1995 through 2003 and began his career at an international public accounting firm. Lincoln Electric engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of welding, cutting, and brazing products worldwide. Mr. Petrella is currently a Director of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:AIT), a publicly-traded value-added distributor of industrial supplies, and Sotera Health Company (NASDAQ:SHC), a publicly-traded healthcare supplier.

Mr. Petrella qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” under SEC rules with his extensive experience in public accounting and financial reporting responsibilities. He also has broad experience with international acquisitions, business strategy and manufacturing operations.