Eugene C. Crossland was appointed as the new President of Air Products Japan recently, following the departure of former president Tetsushi Kuse.

Crossland, who took over as President on 25th April, joined Air Products in 1981 and in 1999-2000 served as the marketing manager of New Electronics Specialty Gases. From 2000-2003 he was the general manager of Daido Air Products Electronics, a joint venture company in Japan.

In 2007 Crossland became the global director of the Tonnage Gas Business of the Air Products Electronics Division, with his office located in Taipei, Taiwan.