Industrial Gases – An Outside Perspective
Kent Masters, Former CEO of Foster Wheeler and current non-exec Director of AMEC Foster Wheeler
J Kent Masters is a non-executive director of Amec Foster Wheeler Plc. and Albemarle Corporation. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Foster Wheeler AG until the acquisition by Amec in November of 2014.
Prior to joining Foster Wheeler, Masters was a member of the executive board of The Linde Group AG. In that position he had direct responsibility for the Linde businesses in the Americas, Africa, the South Pacific, central marketing, research and development and the global business unit Healthcare.
Prior to Linde, Masters was an executive director of The BOC Group Plc. and Chief Executive of BOC’s Industrial and Specialty Products business.
He received his Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a MBA in Finance from New York University.
Masters will be drawing on his previous industrial gases experience to provide an outside perspective of the European industrial gas market to date.
Day 1, Session 1 – The European Industrial Gases Business
10:15 Industrial Gases – An Outside Perspective