The Lincoln Electric Co. promoted Michele Kuhrt (top) to executive vice president and chief information officer. As CIO, Kuhrt will oversee the company’s enterprise IT systems and manage a global team and a range of global IT initiatives. The company also promoted John Bronstrup (middle) to president of business development for the Americas’ Welding segment. Bronstrup will lead the development and implementation of the growth strategy to advance sales in key product portfolios. Additionally, the company promoted Daniel McMillin Jr. (bottom) to vice president of finance of the Americas Welding segment. McMillin has more than 25 years of finance and accounting experience and joined Lincoln Electric in 2004.