Steven Blanco

Steven C. Blanco

President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Blanco serves as President and Chief Executive Officer where he is responsible for overseeing MSA Safety’s global portfolio and the implementation of the company’s strategic initiatives. He most recently served as President of the company’s Americas business segment from 2017 to 2022. As President of MSA Americas, revenue in the segment grew by more than 40%. During his tenure with the company, Steve also helped oversee the acquisitions and integrations of Bacharach, Globe Manufacturing and Sierra Monitor. Prior to joining MSA Safety, Steve worked for Eaton Corporation, serving as Vice President of Manufacturing for the company’s Electrical Sector, and worked for Ford Motor Company and Visteon. He joined MSA Safety in 2012. In February of 2024, the Board of Directors elected Steve as the company’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective May 10, 2024, following the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting. Steve also serves as a Director on MSA’s Board of Directors.