Susan K Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of KBR, Inc. has been elected to Air Products’ Board of Directors.

Commenting on the Board election, Air Products Chairman, President and CEO, John McGlade, said that Carter “will add significant value to the company through her strong financial background, as well as her global knowledge and experience in strategic markets for Air Products, such as power and energy.”

Carter, 52, has served as chief financial officer of KBR, a $10 billion global engineering, construction and services company, since 2009. During her career, Carter has held various senior financial management positions at Crane Co., DeKalb Corporation and Honeywell International Inc. Prior to joining KBR, Carter held the position of Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer at Cummins, Inc. in 2002, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lennox International, Inc. in 2004.

Carter holds a B.S. degree in accounting from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and former board member of Lyondell Chemical Company.