Kevin Johnson


Job Title: CFO

Company: ESAB


Kevin Johnson started his career serving as a manager at Blockbuster Entertainment Group. He later became CFO of Midtown Imagining LCC. At the audit practice of PrincewaterhouseCoopers LPP, he served as CPA, specializing in the Technology, Hospitality, Healthcare and Entertainment industries. In 2001, Johnson started working as the Financial Director of Howden Australia. He then moved on to being the Financial Systems Director and Programme Director at Howden Group Ltd in the UK. In 2011, he started working for Howden Africa as CFO. In 2017 he became the VP Finance for the Colfax Corporation and in 2019 he became the CFO for ESAB.  For his role as CFO at Howden Africa he got nominated for the CFO Awards 2015Mr. Johnson went to Queen's University Belfast where he became Bachelor of Science: Management and Economics. He then proceeded to acquire a Master in Business Administration at the University of Hasselt. Later on during his career he also studied accountancy at the Macquarie University and became a CPA in Australia.

2019 - Present         CFO, ESAB
2017 - 2019              VP Finance, Colfax Corporation
2011 - 2018              Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director and CIO - Howden Africa Holdings Ltd.
2006 - 2011              Financial Systems Director and Programme Director - Howden Group Ltd
2001 - 2006              Financial Director - Howden Australia

                                     Macquarie University, Australia - MAcc
                                     Hasselt University, Belgium - MBA
                                     Queen's University Belfast - BSSC (Hons), Management and Economics
                                     CPA Australia - Qualified Accountant


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