TCG Places Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition at Lincoln Electric

CLEVELAND, OH  – Lincoln Electric, a global leader in arc welding and cutting, has placed Charlie Hower as their new Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition. Managing Partner, Pam Noble and Recruiting Director, Nick Nelson, led and placed this critical HR search.

“We are honored to have collaborated with Lincoln Electric, a prominent industry leader, on this search. It is equally gratifying that my former employer entrusted us with this responsibility,” Pam Noble shared. “Charlie’s exceptional background and skillset make him an ideal fit for the dynamic and growing realm of Lincoln Electric, which has been a pillar in the Cleveland community for many years.”

Charlie will partner with the VP of HR in building a world-class TA department that is able to deliver top talent to a Fortune 1000 organization continuously. Hower will lead a department of six to work on developing strategic and innovative TA  and workforce planning systems and procedures as well as strategically and tactically implement top full-cycle TA methods. Lincoln Electric is continuously evolving, employee morale is high, and they are recognized as an employer of choice at most of their manufacturing locations.

Working with TCG was a great, smooth experience. Their communication was excellent and I really appreciated the follow-up,” Charlie Hower shared. Charlie brings with him 10+ years of experience. Prior to joining Lincoln Electric Hower worked at companies such as IBM, Kelly Financial Resources, and Robert Half International.


About Lincoln Electric

Since being founded in 1895, Lincoln Electric has become the global leader in arc welding and cutting, and is renowned as “The Welding Experts” worldwide. Today they are an American multinational and global manufacturer of welding products, arc welding equipment, welding consumables, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and robotic welding systems.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR searchinterim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.