Air Liquide has announced a reinforcement of its Executive Committee in order to accelerate the implementation of its transformation strategy.

The strategy is structured around the energy and environmental transition challenges, healthcare evolution, digital transformation; and takes into account the acceleration of technology development.

With the acquisition of Airgas in 2016, it also takes into consideration the size increase and the development of its activities in the US.

As of 1st September (2019):

Michael Graff, Executive Vice-President, supervises the Americas and Asia Pacific hubs as well as the Electronics World Business Line.

François Jackow, Executive Vice-President, supervises Europe Industries, Europe Healthcare and Africa/Middle East & India hubs, as well as the Healthcare World Business Line and the customer experience programme.

Fabienne Lecorvaisier, Executive Vice-President, supervises Finance, Operations Control and General Secretariat.

Guy Salzgerbar, Executive Vice-President, supervises the Industrial Merchant World Business Line as well as: Innovation, Digital and IT, Safety, Procurement, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development. Salzgeber also supervises the Global Markets and Technologies activity, including the newly created Hydrogen Energy Business Line.

Jean-Marc de Royere, Senior Vice-President, is in charge of Inclusive Business and chairs the Air Liquide Foundation.

François Venet, Senior Vice-President, is in charge of Strategy and supervises the Large Industries World Business Line and Engineering & Construction.

François Abrial, Group Vice-President, is in charge of Asia Pacific hub.

Armelle Levieux, Group Vice-President, is in charge of Group Human Resources.

Pascal Vinet, Group Vice-President, is CEO of Airgas.

The following will also be appointed to the Executive Committee stating on 1st September (2019):

Susan Ellerbusch, in charge of the Large Industries and Electronics activities in the US.

Matthieu Giard, in charge of the Industrial Merchant World Business Line, as well as Procurement and the Efficiency programmes at group level.

Emilie Mouren-Renouard, in charge of Innovation, Digital & IT, Intellectual Property as well as Global Markets and Technologies activity.

Diana Schillag, in charge of Europe Healthcare hub.

“Our model of profitable, regular and responsible growth is unique and well established. So is our development potential. With the reinforced team, including diverse profiles and complementary skills, Air Liquide will further accelerate its transformation momentum and develop its ability to support industrial and societal developments on a global scale,” said Benoit Potier, Air Liquide Chairman and CEO.