By Stuart Radnedge2014-11-12T10:18:00+00:00
Three employees at Air Liquide Japan will, from December 1st 2014, hold new roles and responsibilities at the company.
Shiro Yahara is the newly appointed Representative Director, President and CEO. He formerly held the titles of Senior Executive Manager, General Manager of the Electronics Division and Supervisor of the Engineering Division.
Newly appointed to the position of Director, Executive Vice President and COO, is Serban Cantacuzene – who formerly was Senior Executive Manager, Vice President in charge of Procurement Efficiencies.
And finally the previously titles Senior Manager, Deputy General Manager of the Electronics Division, Koji Makihara, has been appointed to become Senior Executive Manager, General Manager of the Electronics Division.
Etienne Lepoutre, current President & CEO of Air Liquide Japan will take a new responsibility within the Air Liquide Group from December 1st, 2014.
Air Liquide’s operating performance remains solid after a third quarter which saw group revenue rise 4.3% to €3.8bn compared with third quarter (Q3) 2013, and up 1.0% on a reported basis. Chairman and CEO Benoit Potier describes the growth as outpacing the market in the quarter.
After jointly conducting a number of projects in recent years on energy transition, Air Liquide and French government-funded technological research organisation CEA have strengthened their partnership with a new five-year strategic agreement.
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