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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Seifollah Ghasemi

70 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Crocco

50 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Marie Ffolkes

2015 President, Industrial Gases - Americas

Guillermo Novo

53 2014 Executive Vice President - Materials Technologies

Corning Painter

52 2014 Executive Vice President - Industrial Gases

John Stanley

56 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

Patricia Mattimore

54 2014 Senior Vice President - Engineering and Manufacturing

Russell Flugel

45 2015 Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Chad Deaton

62 2014 Lead Independent Director

Charles Cogut

2015 Director

Susan Carter

56 2011 Independent Director

William Davis

71 2012 Independent Director

W. Douglas Ford

70 2003 Independent Director

Evert Henkes

72 2012 Independent Director

Hing-Yuen Ho

55 2013 Independent Director

Margaret McGlynn

55 2005 Independent Director

Edward Monser

64 2013 Independent Director

Matthew Paull

63 2013 Independent Director

Simon Moore

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Seifollah Ghasemi

Mr. Seifollah Ghasemi is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President of the Company. Prior to joining Air Products, from 2001-2014, Mr. Ghasemi served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwood Holdings, Inc., a global leader in inorganic specialty chemicals and advanced materials. From 1997-2001, he held leadership roles at GKN, a global industrial company, including positions as director of the Main Board of GKN, plc, and chairman and chief executive officer of GKN Sinter Metals, Inc. and Hoeganes Corporation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ghasemi spent nearly 20 years with The BOC Group (the industrial gas company which is now part of Linde AG) in positions including director of the Main Board of BOC Group, plc; president of BOC Gases Americas; and chairman and chief executive officer of BOC Process Plants, Ltd. and Cryostar. He currently serves on the board of directors of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. and is a former director of EnerSys. Mr. Ghasemi earned his undergraduate degree from Abadan Institute of Technology and holds an Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Michael Crocco

Mr. Michael Scott Crocco is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He is no longer Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company, effective February 28, 2013. Mr. Crocco joined Air Products in 1990 as a participant in the company's Career Development Program. He subsequently held a variety of financial analysis and financial management positions in the Chemicals Group, Gases Group, Corporate Treasury and Corporate Controllership. He became manager of financial analysis and planning in Corporate Treasury in 2000; controller for the Electronics Division in 2001; and director of Corporate Decision Support in 2003 before being named to his current role in 2006. In this role, he also had responsibility for Corporate Strategy for two years. He received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Bucknell University in 1986 and an M.B.A. from Cornell in 1990.

Marie Ffolkes

Ms. Marie Ffolkes is President, Industrial Gases - Americas of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Ffolkes joins Air Products most recently from Tenneco, Inc. where she was global vice president and general manager of its Global Elastomer & Ride Performance Group responsible for growth, planning and directing all activities across two business units. Prior to Tenneco, she was with Johnson Controls, Inc. as vice president and general manager for its South American Region's Automotive Group based in Sao Paulo, Brazil . Ffolkes also formerly worked for General Electric Company in a variety of roles, including senior manager, Global Mergers & Acquisitions - GE Healthcare. She graduated from GE's Financial Management Program (FMP). Ffolkes holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a B.S. from Brooklyn College.

Guillermo Novo

Mr. Guillermo Novo is Executive Vice President - Materials Technologies of the Company. Novo joins Air Products from the Dow Chemical Company where he has most recently served as group vice president, Dow Coating Materials, a specialty chemicals business. He began his career with Rohm and Haas in 1986 and over the next 24 years (Rohm and Haas merged with Dow in 2009) progressed through a variety of commercial, marketing, and general management positions, living in South America, the U.S., and Asia. Prior to this recent position, Novo served as vice president for its Polyurethane business. He was named vice president and worldwide director, Process Chemicals and Biocides, in 2006. In this position, Novo was a corporate officer for Rohm and Haas and one of five group executives on their corporate leadership team responsible for driving the overall strategy for the company. Prior to that, he was appointed vice president and worldwide director, Consumer and Industrial Specialties Businesses, in 2002, and vice president of the Latin America region, along with other roles in sales, marketing, and finance. Novo graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering in 1984 and earned an MBA from the University of Michigan in 1986.

Corning Painter

Mr. Corning F. Painter is Executive Vice President - Industrial Gases of the Company. He joined Air Products in 1984 as a participant in the company's Career Development Program and subsequently progressed through a variety of commercial and operating positions. Since 1992, Painter has served in a variety of commercial leadership positions for the Electronics Division in the United States, Europe and Asia. In 2004, Painter was appointed regional vice president, Asia Electronics, and additionally was named chairman of Air Products San Fu_a majority-owned joint venture company in Taiwan. He was appointed to his most recent position, vice president and general manager, Global Electronics, in 2006 and recently relocated to the United States after 11 years overseas. Painter received a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1984.

John Stanley

Mr. John D. Stanley is Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of the Company. He has been appointed as the Chief Administrative Officer, effective 1 March 2013. He joined Air Products in 1988 as an attorney in the Law Group, where he represented various commercial and functional organizations. In 2004 he assumed the position of Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Commercial, with responsibility for the overall management and delivery of legal services from the Law Group’s corporate and commercial section in the Americas. In 2007 his role expanded to include legal activities in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and he assumed the title of Assistant General Counsel, Americas and Europe. He was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel in April 2009, with oversight for the Company’s Law, Corporate Secretary, and Government Relations functions, and assumed interim responsibility for Human Resources and responsibility for Communications in May 2012. Stanley received a B.A. degree in history from Lafayette College in 1980 and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983.

Patricia Mattimore

Ms. Patricia A. Mattimore is Senior Vice President- Engineering and Manufacturing. of the Company. She joined Air Products in 1982 as a participant in the company's Career Development Program. She subsequently held positions in applied research and development, standard plants, and sales and major accounts management. In 2005, she was named vice president, Energy and Materials, and in 2009, she assumed her a role as vice president and general manager of the Performance Materials Division.

Russell Flugel

Mr. Russ A. Flugel is Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Flugel, 45, joined Air Products in 1998, working in a variety of financial analyst roles. In 2000, he became controller, Amines and Polyurethane Intermediates, and in 2005, was appointed manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, Treasury. From 2006 – 2011 Mr. Flugel served as controller for Merchant Gases, the company’s largest reporting segment at the time, with business decision support responsibility in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America and significant equity affiliates around the world. In 2011, he was appointed director, Corporate Decision Support, Technical Accounting and Consolidations, and in 2013, was named director, Accounting and Corporate Decision Support. Mr. Flugel assumed his most recent role as Corporate Controller in October 2014.

Chad Deaton

Mr. Chadwick C. Deaton is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is the retired Executive Chairman of Baker Hughes Incorporated, an oilfield services and products provider with operations in over 90 countries. He joined Baker Hughes in 2004 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through 2011. He became Executive Chairman in January 2012. He retired as Executive Chairman in April 2013. Previously, Mr. Deaton was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hanover Compressor Company (now Exterran Holdings, Inc.); and Senior Advisor and Executive Vice President of Schlumberger Oilfield Services. Mr. Deaton is a director of Ariel Corporation, a private manufacturer of gas compressor equipment, CARBO Ceramics, Inc., Marathon Oil Corporation and Transocean Ltd. He is also a former director of Hanover Compression Company. He is a director of Houston Achievement Place and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Industrial Advisory Council, and the Governor of Wyoming’s Engineering Task Force for the University of Wyoming. He also serves as a director for the University of Wyoming Foundation. Mr. Deaton earned a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from the University of Wyoming.

Charles Cogut

Mr. Charles I. Cogut is a Director of the Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He served as Senior M&A Counsel at the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (STB), to its board of directors. Cogut joined the New York-based law firm in 1973 and served as partner in STB from 1980-2012. For many years he was a leading member of STB’s merger and acquisition (M&A) and private equity practices. He specialized in domestic, international and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, the representation of special committees of boards of directors, and buyouts and other transactions involving private equity firms. In addition, he regularly advised boards of directors with respect to corporate governance matters and fiduciary responsibilities. From 1990-1993 he served as senior resident partner in the firm’s London office. Cogut joined the New York-based law firm in 1973 and served as partner in STB from 1980-2012. For many years he was a leading member of STB’s merger and acquisition (M&A) and private equity practices. He specialized in domestic, international and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, the representation of special committees of boards of directors, and buyouts and other transactions involving private equity firms. In addition, he regularly advised boards of directors with respect to corporate governance matters and fiduciary responsibilities. From 1990-1993 he served as senior resident partner in the firm’s London office. Cogut has been named a “senior statesman” in the practice areas of corporate M&A and private equity buyouts in Chambers Global and Chambers USA Guides. He has also been named as one of “The Best of the Best” M&A lawyers, private equity lawyers in Euromoney’s Expert Guides. In addition, he has been recognized by Lawdragon 500 as one of the leading lawyers in America. Cogut was named as a “Deal Maker of the Year” by The American Lawyer in both 2008 and 2010. Cogut earned his J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He earlier graduated summa cum laude from Lehigh University.

Susan Carter

Ms. Susan K. Carter, CPA, is Independent Director of the Company. She is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ingersoll-Rand Plc., a diversified industrial company. She joined Ingersoll-Rand in September 2013. Prior to joining Ingersoll-Rand, Ms. Carter served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KBR, Inc., a global engineering, construction and services company, from 2009 through 2013; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lennox International Inc, a global provider of climate control solutions for heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets from 2004 to 2009; and as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Cummins, Inc. from 2002 to 2004. She also held senior financial and accounting roles at Honeywell International, DeKalb Corporation, and Crane Co. She is a former director of Lyondell Chemical Company. Ms. Carter received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Indiana University and received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

William Davis

Mr. William L. Davis, III, is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Retired Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company. Mr. Davis joined R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company in 1997 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He retired as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer in February 2004. Prior to joining R.R. Donnelley, during a twenty-year career at Emerson Electric Company, he held a variety of positions, including President of Appleton Electric Company and Skil Corporation, and Senior Executive Vice President for the Emerson Tool Group, the Industrial Motors and Drives Group, and the Process Control Group. Early in his career, he served at various positions for Sears, Roebuck & Co. Mr. Davis serves on the Board of Directors of Marathon Petroleum Corporation and is a former director of Mallinckrodt, Inc. He also previously served as Chairman of the Board of Northshore University Health System. Mr. Davis graduated from Princeton University in 1965 with a Bachelor’s degree in Politics.

W. Douglas Ford

Mr. W. Douglas Ford is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President of BP and its predecessor, Amoco Corporation, from 1993-1999. In 1999 he was named Chief Executive, Refining and Marketing of BP, where he was chief executive officer of BP’s global downstream operations, which included accountability for the refining, marketing, and transportation network of the company, as well as the aviation fuels business, the marine business, and BP shipping. Mr. Ford retired from BP in March 2002. Prior to the merger of BP and Amoco, Mr. Ford held a number of senior positions during his 30-year career with Amoco, most recently as Executive Vice President of Amoco Corporation and President of Amoco Oil, with responsibility for Amoco’s petroleum products sector and worldwide engineering and construction operations. Mr. Ford is also a director of Suncor Corporation, and a former member of the board of UAL Corporation, USG Corporation and BP. He is a Trustee emeritus of the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Ford received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and his doctorate from Northwestern University.

Evert Henkes

Mr. Evert Henkes is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Global Chemical Business of Royal Dutch Shell plc from 1998 to April 2003. Mr. Henkes worked for Royal Dutch Shell plc for 30 years, during which time he held a number of executive positions in Europe and Asia Pacific, including Chairman of Bassel, Managing Director of Shell Chemicals UK Ltd., Managing Director of Shell UK, and President of Billiton Metals. He also served as a director of regional and global industrial bodies, including European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and International Council of Chemical Associations, and was Chairman of the International Long Range Research Initiative, a joint effort between CEFIC and the Chemical Manufacturers Association (now the American Chemistry Council). He currently serves as a director for Sembcorp Industries Ltd. He also served as a director of Outokumpu Oyj, BPB PLC, CNOOC Ltd., TNK-BP Ltd., and Tate & Lyle PLC. Mr. Henkes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University, USA.

Hing-Yuen Ho

Mr. Hing-Yuen Ho is Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman and Founder of Kiina Investment Ltd., a venture capital firm that invests in start-up companies in the technology, media, and telecommunications industries. Mr. Ho previously served as Chairman of Greater China for Nokia Siemens Networks, President of Greater China for Nokia Corporation, and Senior Vice President of the Nokia Networks Business Group. He has also held senior leadership roles with Nortel Networks and Motorola in China and Canada. Mr. Ho currently serves as a member of the board of Pentair PLC and Triquint Semiconductor Inc. in the United States and two Chinese state-owned enterprises: China Ocean Shipping Company and Dong Fang Electric Corporation. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a Master’s degree in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo in Canada.

Margaret McGlynn

Ms. Margaret G. McGlynn is Independent Director of the Company. She is President and Chief Executive Officer of International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, a global not-for-profit, public-private partnership working to accelerate the development of vaccines to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. She joined its board in 2010 and assumed her current role in 2011. Ms. McGlynn previously served as President, Global Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division of Merck & Co., Inc., a global pharmaceutical company, from 2007 until her retirement in 2009, where she was responsible for a portfolio of more than $7 billion in global sales. She led the introduction of several new vaccine products and anti-infective therapies, expanded Merck’s vaccine and infectious disease business globally, and launched several initiatives to provide access to its vaccines and HIV therapies in the developing world. Earlier she served as President, U.S. Human Health at Merck, from 2003 to 2005, and in 2005 she was named President, Merck Vaccine Division. Ms. McGlynn was a member of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization board of directors and executive committee from 2006 to 2008. She is also a director of Amicus Therapeutics, Inc., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and a former director of Quidel Diagnostics. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and a Master’s of Business Administration in Marketing from State University of New York at Buffalo.

Edward Monser

Mr. Edward L. Monser is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Monser is currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Emerson Electric Co., a global industrial controls products company. Mr. Monser has more than 30 years of experience in senior operational positions at Emerson and has played key roles in globalizing the company, having held increasingly senior positions at the company, including chief operating officer (2001-2010), president of its Rosemount Inc. subsidiary (1996-2001), and various operations, new product development, engineering and technology positions. He is a member of the Economic Development Board for China’s Guangdong Province and a past board member and past Vice Chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Eastern Michigan University.

Matthew Paull

Mr. Matthew H. Paul is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Paull was Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McDonald’s Corporation from 2001 until he retired from that position in 2008. Prior to joining McDonald’s in 1993, he was a partner at Ernst & Young where he managed a variety of financial practices during his 18-year career and consulted with many leading multinational corporations. He was formerly the lead independent director of Best Buy Co. and chairman of the Board’s Finance Committee. Mr. Paull currently serves as a director of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation and is also a former director of WMS Industries Inc. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. and served as an advisory council member for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois.

Simon Moore

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Seifollah Ghasemi

5,616,730

Michael Crocco

2,678,590

Marie Ffolkes

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Guillermo Novo

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Corning Painter

2,658,110

John Stanley

2,521,950

Patricia Mattimore

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Russell Flugel

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Chad Deaton

301,002

Charles Cogut

--

Susan Carter

240,002

William Davis

330,002

W. Douglas Ford

293,621

Evert Henkes

266,002

Hing-Yuen Ho

228,002

Margaret McGlynn

260,002

Edward Monser

260,467

Matthew Paull

282,002

Simon Moore

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As Of  29 Sep 2014
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