Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Johnson has been chief financial officer of ESAB since May 2019. In his current role, Johnson oversees the company’s international financial reporting, management, and planning. From 2017 to 2019, he worked at Colfax as vice president, finance, where his responsibilities included leading investor relations, financial planning and analysis, and supporting acquisition diligence and integration.
Before that, Johnson held a number of senior finance and system implementation roles at Colfax companies from 2001 to 2017, during which time he gained extensive global experience in roles of increasing responsibility including as chief financial officer for Howden Africa, a South African publicly listed company.
Kevin Johnson is qualified as a CPA in Australia and holds an undergraduate degree (BSSc) from Queens University, Northern Ireland, a master’s degree in accounting (MAcc) from Macquarie University, Australia, and an MBA from Hasselt University, Belgium.