All four of Airgas’ nominees have been elected to the company’s Board of Directors.

James W. Hovey, Michael L. Molinini, Paula A. Sneed, and David M. Stout, received the support of 91 percent or more of the shares voted, with results certified following its Annual Meeting of Stockholders in Q3.

Broadridge, an independent Inspector of Elections, certified the results of the vote at Airgas’ 2012 Annual Meeting.

There has also been a further change in leadership at Airgas, with the news that the Board of Directors unanimously elected company founder Peter McCausland as executive chairman of the Board, with Michael L. Molinini succeeding as president and CEO.