Management Team


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LINCOLN ELECTRIC
Management team

Adel A Mir

Adel A. Mir P. Eng.
President
Adel has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Ryerson University with a specialty in Machine Design. He started his career in the automotive sector, as a project engineer at ArvinMeritor Exhaust improving welding processes and tooling design in the plant. Adel transitioned to Magna Powertrain as a Manufacturing Engineer, working mainly on MIG welding process tooling, stamping, and roll forming processes, as well as designing and building custom weld machinery.

Adel obtained a Black Belt in Six Sigma from Magna, and worked as a Six Sigma Engineer for the division, leading process cost savings and process improvements (quality/throughput) as well as training. He started with Lincoln Electric Company as a Six Sigma Leader and lead process improvement initiatives and cost saving initiatives at the Leaside Plant and at Indalco Alloys. After working as the Director of Engineering Services, he was promoted to the position of President, Lincoln Electric Company of Canada.

Jason Brisebois Jason Brisebois
Director of HR & Communications
Jason joined Lincoln Electric Company of Canada on June 26, 2006 as their HR leader. He was drawn to Lincoln after reading the Harvard Case Study. Jason oversees all aspects of HR for the Canadian operation, he lead the last Q12 initiative for Lincoln in NA and is currently co-leading the global communication initiative for our 2020 Vision. 

Jason's educational background is in Human Resources with an additional CHRM certificate and CHRL designation in Canada. He has been AVA, McQuaig and now viaEDGE Certified.
Joe Cacioppo
Joe Cacioppo
Managing Director Indalco Alloys
Prior to assuming his current role in 2010, Joe served as Regional Finance Director for Lincoln Canada from 2005. Before joining Lincoln, Joe was Director of Finance and Operations at Lenbrook Industries. Prior to that, he was with CCL Industries in Toronto as the Assistant Group Controller. Joe is a graduate of York University in Toronto with degrees in Economics and Administrative Studies, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Dale MalcolmDale Malcolm
Vice President Sales Canada
Dale joined Lincoln Electric in 1987 in the sales trainee program. Upon completion of the program he completed various sales assignments in Canada and the United States. He returned to Canada in 1998 as the District Manager for Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. In 2003 he was promoted to the role of Vice President Sales. Dale has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Manitoba, and MBA from Athabasca University, and has completed Lincoln Electric's International Business Development Program at Thunderbird University. He is registered as a Professional Engineer in Ontario and Alberta, and is registered as a CIM and FMA with the Canadian Securities Institute.



Dale is currently the Chairman of the Suppliers Committee of the Canadian Welding Association (a division of the Canadian Welding Bureau), and a member of the Advisory Council of the Canadian Center for Welding and Joining at the University of Alberta.

Mike Morgan


 Mike Morgan
General Manager Automation Division
Mike joined Lincoln UK as a technical representative promoting Environmental products in 1990. In 1995 he was assigned the sales territory of Northern Ontario after successfully completing the sales training program in Cleveland. Further progress saw him take on different sales territories including Eastern Ontario and Toronto. In 2006 he accepted the position Director of International Accounts and Automation in Mexico to start an Automation Division in Monterrey and take responsibility for International Accounts. Over the five year assignment the Mexican Automation Division became a strong player with sales approaching $10M in 2011. In 2012 Mike took his current position of General Manager of Automation Solutions in Mississauga.



Mike has been a participating member of the AWS committees for the specification of "Automotive Welding of Steel" and "Automotive Welding Quality of Aluminum". Mike holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with honours in Electronic Systems and Control Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University in England.​

Shawn Palmer

Shawn Palmer
Director of Supply Chain and Logistics
Prior to joining Lincoln Electric, Shawn was the Director of Purchasing for Util Industries, an automotive parts manufacturer, where he was responsible for all of the Purchasing activities in Canada and Mexico. Previous to that he had spent 22 years at Affinia Corporation, a producer of automotive brake parts prior to their exit from the Canadian marketplace, where he was the Global Sourcing Manager for the Rotor and Drum division. Shawn has a CPIM designation from the American Production and Inventory Control Society(APICS).


Kendall Fullerton


James Sutcliffe
Director of Finance
Prior to Lincoln Electric, James was the Vice President of Finance for the Canadian subsidiary of Legrand SA. a French multi-national manufacturer of electrical infrastructure. He previously spent ten years with Lear Corporation, a tier one automotive supplier of seating, interiors and electronics; where, in addition to running Finance departments in Singapore, China, South Korea and the United States, he spent time in various management roles in Corporate Development, Sales and in General Management, as the Managing Director of their Korean factories.