People: Air Products and Chemicals Inc (APD)

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John McGlade

59 2008 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Crocco

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

John Stanley

55 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

Stephen Jones

52 2011 Senior Vice President and General Manager - Tonnage Gases, Equipment and Energy and China President

Guillermo Novo

51 2012 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Electronics, Performance Materials, Strategy and Technology

Corning Painter

51 2013 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Merchant Gases

Patricia Mattimore

53 2013 Senior Vice President - Supply Chain

Susan Carter

55 2011 Independent Director

William Davis

70 2012 Independent Director

Chadwick Deaton

61 2010 Independent Director

W. Douglas Ford

69 2003 Independent Director

Seifollah Ghasemi

69 2013 Independent Director

Evert Henkes

69 2012 Presiding Independent Director

Hing-Yuen Ho

54 2013 Independent Director

Margaret McGlynn

54 2005 Independent Director

Edward Monser

63 2013 Independent Director

Matthew Paull

62 2013 Independent Director

Lawrence Smith

66 2004 Independent Director

Simon Moore

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

John McGlade

Mr. John E. McGlade is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He joined Air Products in 1976 and held various positions of increasing responsibility, including General Manager of the Chemicals and Process Industries Division; Vice President of the Chemicals and Process Industries Division; Vice President and General Manager, Chemicals and Process Industries and Energy Systems; Vice President and General Manager, Performance Materials Division; Vice President, Chemicals Group business divisions; and Group Vice President, Chemicals Group, in which he had global responsibility for the Group, as well as the Company’s industrial gas and chemicals manufacturing organization, and Environment, Health, Safety and Quality. He was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in 2006 before assuming his current position. Mr. McGlade serves on the board of directors of the American Chemistry Council and is a trustee of Lehigh University. Mr. McGlade earned a Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a Master’s degree in business administration from Lehigh 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.

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.

Stephen Jones

Mr. Stephen J. Jones is Senior Vice President and General Manager - Tonnage Gases, Equipment and Energy and China President of the Company. Mr. Jones joined Air Products in 1992 and has since held various executive leadership positions in the commercial and legal organizations. Mr. Jones has served as senior vice president and general manager of Global Tonnage Gases, Equipment and Energy since 2009 and has been a member of the company's corporate executive committee since 2007 when he was named senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Bloomsburg University, a Master of Business Administration from Temple University, and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Guillermo Novo

Mr. Guillermo Novo is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Electronics, Performance Materials, Strategy and Technology 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 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Merchant 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.

Patricia Mattimore

Ms. Patricia A. Mattimore is Senior Vice President - Supply Chain 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.

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, from 2009 through 2013, Ms. Carter served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KBR, Inc., a global engineering, construction and services company; 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.

Chadwick Deaton

Mr. Chadwick C. Deaton is 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., 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 National Petroleum Council, 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.

W. Douglas Ford

Mr. W. Douglas Ford is Independent Director of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President of BP plc 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 USG Corporation, and a former member of the board of UAL Corporation and BP. He is a Trustee and fellow 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.

Seifollah Ghasemi

Mr. Seifollah Ghasemi is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ghasemi is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwood Holdings, Inc., a global leader in inorganic specialty chemicals and advanced materials businesses. Prior to joining Rockwood in 2001, he was with GKN plc, a global industrial company, where he served in various positions including chairman and chief executive officer of GKN Sinter Metals and as a director of the Main Board of GKN plc. From 1979 to 1997, he was with The BOC Group, a global industrial gas company now part of Linde AG, where he held a variety of senior positions including president of BOC Gases, Americas and, from 1996-1997, served as a member of the BOC Group Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of EnerSys, the largest industrial battery manufacturer in the world, and is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Chemetall GmbH, a global manufacturer and developer of specialty chemicals. He holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and received his undergraduate degree from Abadan Institute of Technology.

Evert Henkes

Mr. Evert Henkes is Presiding 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 Limited 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 until recently 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 was a former director of WMS Industries Inc. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. He also 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.

Lawrence Smith

Mr. Lawrence S. Smith is Independent Director of the Company. He is the retired Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Financial Officer at Comcast Corporation, a provider of broadband cable networks, where he was responsible for all corporate development, internal reporting, external reporting, taxation, and other administrative matters at the firm. Before joining Comcast in 1988, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer at Advanta Corporation, a financial services corporation, and as a tax partner and head of the mergers and acquisitions practice at Arthur Andersen LLP. He has been recognized numerous times as a leading chief financial officer including being named among America’s Best Chief Financial Officers by Institutional Investor magazine in 2007, 2006, and 2004. Mr. Smith is also a director of TE Connectivity, Ltd., Preferred Sands, LLC, a privately-held owner-operated frac sand and proppant company, and Clemens Family Corporation, a privately-held provider of meat products and related services. He is a former director of GSI Commerce, Inc. His community activities have included a board position with Thomas Jefferson University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Ithaca College.

Simon Moore

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