Asia Industrial Gases Association constitutes new board for 2023-2025

Helder Teixeira of Nippon Sanso Holdings Singapore was elected as the New President of the Board of the Asia Industrial Gas Association (AIGA) when the organisation met for its Board and Annual General Meeting earlier this month in Singapore.

Teixeira took over from outgoing AIGA Board President John Panikar, Executive Vice President, CEO Asia Pacific of Linde, who served in the position from 2021.

Having previously held the position of Board President, Wilbur Mok of Air Products Asia was elected Board Vice President.

The full list of board office bearers elected are as below:

President: Helder Teixeira (Nippon Sanso Holdings Singapore)

Vice-President: Wilbur Mok (Air Products Asia) 

Treasurer: Ronnie Chalmers (Air Liquide)

Secretary: Kazuo Michitani (Air Water India)


John Panikar (Linde plc)

Werner Hickel (Messer)

Makoto Horiguchi (Iwatani Co.)

Steven Fang (Air Power Technologies/Yingde Gases)

Industrial gases in Asia

Industrial gases will take centre stage next month during gasworld’s Asia Pacific Industrial Gases Conference 2023.

To be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, gasworld will host its APAC Industrial Gases Conference 2023 next month from 5th– 7thDecember at the Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel & Convention Centre in Malaysia.

To be held under the theme of ‘Delivering On The Promise of Growth’, the event will feature Messer Management SE’s own Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Stefan Messer, as keynote speaker.

Brimming with possibilities – some of which remain untapped – APAC presents a wealth of potential for not only the established industrial gases sector, but also for businesses looking to harness the full capacity of the ever-evolving energy transition.

Asia-Pacific Industrial Gases Conference 2023 

Healthcare and homecare markets in the Asia-Pacific region will be in focus at gasworld’s Asia-Pacific Industrial Gases Conference 2023in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this December. 

Join gasworld for its show-stopper 2.5 day event at the Renaissance Hotel & Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia under the theme of Delivering on the Promise of Growth. 

Taking place from 5-7 December 2023, the conference will tackle diagnostics, therapeutics and medical gases in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as homecare services in China, in a special panel discussion during day two of the speaking programme. 

Wider topics for discussion across the event include China’s clean energy and industrial gas build-out, the hydrogen society in the APAC region, the economic climate in Asia-Pacific and the local industrial gas markets, electronics in Southeast Asia and building your core in specialty gases, and so much more besides. 

To attend, sponsor and for more information, visit https://bit.ly/GWAPACSITE23 


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