Lincoln Electric expands marketing staff

Lincoln Electric has expanded its sales and marketing team with three promotions, according to Richard Seif, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Lincoln Electric.

Bruce Chantry has been promoted to product manager – advanced welding equipment. He has been with Lincoln for 12 years and just completed a six-year assignment as regional manager for the company’s Sub-Saharan Africa region. Prior to that, he served in Lincoln’s Moline, Illinois, and Grand Rapids, Michigan, sales offices.

Nahanni Nagle, a 13-year Lincoln veteran, has been promoted to regional manager for the Sub-Saharan region, headquartered in Midrand, South Africa. He most recently served as sales and marketing manager for Indalco Alloys, a division of Lincoln Electric.

Deanna Postlethwaite has been promoted to the newly created position of product manager for Lincoln’s Automation Division. Postlethwaite has been with Lincoln since 2004 and most recently served as product manager – high technology products.