Air Products has appointed Victoria Brifo as Senior Vice-President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).
Brifo is accountable for all aspects of Human Resources (HR) at Air Products, including HR Operations, Diversity and Inclusion, Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits, and Global Health and Wellness.
Brifo joined Air Products in 2001 as site leader in Geismar, Louisiana, and progressed through a series of plant leadership positions before becoming Air Products’ Global Diversity director in 2005. She was named Global Manager of Electronics Operations in 2008 and moved to the Merchant Gases group in 2011 to lead the Generated Gases business. In 2014 Brifo assumed the global transformation lead role for Industrial Gases, where she was an integral part of the business’ organisational transformation and operational productivity initiatives. She subsequently was appointed Vice-President of Global Gases, and most recently, served as Vice-President of Equipment Sales, Plant Support and Central Procurement.
“Victoria’s experience, skills and contributions to Air Products’ success over the course of her career speak for themselves, and I know she brings tremendous personal passion to this role,” said Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and CEO. “I have always said that our committed and motivated employees differentiate us on our journey to be the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gases company in the world. Victoria is a perfect fit as we move our culture forward and develop talented people who are connected to our higher purpose, feel they belong, and know that the work they do matters.”