Shyam P. Kambeyanda
President and CEO, ESAB Corporation
Shyam P. Kambeyanda is president and CEO of ESAB Corporation and a member of the company’s board of directors. As the leader of ESAB, Kambeyanda has overseen the growth of the fabrication technology business, expanding ESAB’s global operations, improving financial performance and driving ESAB Business Excellence (EBX) throughout the business.
Prior to becoming the CEO of ESAB Corporation, Kambeyanda served as executive vice president of Colfax starting in December 2019. Kambeyanda has been president of ESAB since May 2016. Before joining Colfax‚ Kambeyanda served as the president Americas for Eaton Corporation’s Hydraulics Group. Kambeyanda joined Eaton in 1995 and held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, quality, e-commerce, product strategy, and operations management in the US, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. Kambeyanda maintains a keen international perspective on driving growth and business development in emerging markets.
Shyam P. Kambeyanda holds a bachelor’s degrees in physics and general science from Coe College in Iowa and in electrical engineering from Iowa State University. Kambeyanda also earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.