Air Products appoints Stephen Jones as China President to drive next phase of growth

Air Products has announced the appointment of Stephen Jones as President of the firm’s operations in China. With this new appointment, Jones is expected to facilitate strategic development and growth for the company across the region.

Jones, a member of the company’s corporate executive committee, will retain his role as senior vice president and general manager of global tonnage gases, equipment and energy.

John McGlade, Chairman, President and CEO for the firm explained Air Product’s motivations behind the move. He said, “The appointment of Steve Jones as China president and his move to Shanghai is part of Air Products’ corporate strategy to support our significant growth opportunities and accelerate our development in emerging markets.”

“China is a strategic market for Air Products. We have been investing in and serving this market for nearly 25 years and established strong positions there. Having one of our corporate executive committee members based in Shanghai underpins our strong commitment to further growth in China,” continued McGlade.