David K. Wells
Dave joined Applied Industrial Technologies in May 2017 as Vice President – Finance. He became Vice President – Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer in August 2017. In this role, Dave is responsible for oversight of financial, treasury and capital management; internal and external financial reporting; and investor relations.
Prior to joining Applied, Dave served as Vice President & CFO at Colfax Corporation – ESAB/Fabrication Technologies. His career also includes five years as Vice President & CFO at Apex Tool Group, and extensive industrial experience at both Danaher Corporation and Cooper Industries in various leadership positions.
Dave received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Grove City College and an MBA from Ashland University.