Air Products Appoints Jennifer L. Grant Vice President of Human Resources

Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:00am EDT

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LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.,  March 22, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD)
announced today that  Jennifer L. Grant  will join the company as vice
president, Human Resources, effective  April 15. Grant will be responsible for
the company's Human Resources function and will report to  John D. Stanley,
senior vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer.

Grant joins Air Products from Pfizer, Inc., where she was vice president of
Human Resources for the company's specialty products and oncology divisions. In
that position, Grant played a significant leadership role in the integration of
the Wyeth and Pfizer specialty products divisions after Pfizer acquired Wyeth in
2009. She also led the subsequent integration of the oncology division and
co-led the creation of the Human Resources strategy for Pfizer. With Wyeth,
Grant had a number of increasingly significant international management roles
prior to the Pfizer acquisition. Grant began her career with GE, where she held
a variety of roles across multiple divisions.

John Stanley  said, "Jennifer brings a wealth of HR experience, including
significant international exposure and a strong commitment to continuous
improvement. She is a solutions-oriented business partner who will contribute
positively to our company-wide objectives of increasing returns and driving

Grant graduated from the  University of Michigan  with a bachelor's degree in
Organizational Behavior and earned a master's degree in business administration
with a concentration in Human Resource Management from  Purdue University.  

About Air Products  
Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases;
performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the company
has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and
sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative
solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include
semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas
liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air Products
had sales approaching  $10 billion. For more information, visit

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor
provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These
forward-looking statements are based on management's reasonable expectations and
assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors.
Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections
and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many
factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the
Company's Form 10K for its fiscal year ended  September 30, 2012.  


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