By Jemima Owen-Jones2016-12-06T13:38:00+00:00
Wilbur Mok of Air Products was unanimously elected as the new President of the Board of the Asia Industrial Gas Association (AIGA) when the organisation met for its Board and Annual General Meeting last month in Shanghai, China.
As well as Mok’s appointment, a new Board was constituted for the term of office for the next two years until 2018.
Mok first succeeded Saw Choon Seong as Board Member from Air Products upon his return to Asia from an assignment in the US in 2014.
The full list of board office bearers elected are as below:
President: Wilbur Mok (Air Products)
Vice-President: John Panikar (Praxair)
Treasurer: Dr Werner Hickel (Messer China)
Secretary: Norikazu Ishikawa (Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation)
Sanjiv Lamba (Linde Group)
Mok Kong Weng (Air Liquide)
Makoto Horiguchi (Iwatani Corporation)
Ex-officio Wichit Sophitanontrat (Linde), Chairman of AIGA Technical Committee
Milan Sarkar (AIGA Secy-general)
The Board members of AIGA met in China for its Board and Annual General Meeting on 24th November, 2016.
The North American firm, Praxair, Inc. has named John Panikar President of Praxair Distribution, Inc.
Milan Sarkar and Wichit Sophitanontrat will be representing Asia Industrial Gases Association (AIGA) and Siam Industrial Gases Association (SIGA), respectively, at the gasworld South East Asia Industrial Gas Conference, taking place from 6th-8th December 2016, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bangkok.
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