Air Products’ President of Americas Marie Ffolkes is stepping down after nearly five years in the role.

Ffolkes is leaving the gases industry and has been named the new CEO of TriMark USA, effective 29th January 2020.

Marie Ffolkes: A catalyst for change

TriMark is the country’s largest restaurant supply company and provider of food service supplies, restaurant equipment, restaurant supplies and design services.

Commenting on the move, Ffolkes said, “I am inspired by the opportunity in front of us to capitalise on TriMark’s disciplined approach to value creation, further building the sales channels and maximising brand equity.”

“We will continue to focus on delivering excellence every day for our customers, employees, suppliers, and all other stakeholders.”

Ffolkes joined Air Products in May 2015 and led her large Americas division through a period of significant growth and positive change.

“After four years of dedicated service as President, Americas, Marie Ffolkes is leaving Air Products to pursue other opportunities,” Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and CEO at Air Products, told gasworld.

“We are grateful for her service and contributions to the company, particularly, her focus on creating a collaborative work environment where people can contribute and succeed, serving our customers with speed and excellence, and supporting and giving back to our communities.”

“We wish Marie the very best in her future endeavors.”

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Source: Air Products

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