New president for Air Products’ Industrial Gases–Amer

Air Products announced that Marie Ffolkes has been appointed to the position of president, Industrial Gases–Americas, effective 18 May 2015. Ffolkes comes to Air Products with 20 years of manufacturing experience and has held senior executive positions with advancing responsibilities at several companies during that time. Ffolkes will report to Corning Painter, executive vice president–Industrial Gases.

Ffolkes will be responsible for driving the strategy and profitability of the Industrial Gases–Americas business segment, leading change and transformation within this business segment by helping to combine the various industrial gases businesses into one unit. Across North and South America, Ffolkes will have accountability for safety, plant operations, distribution, supply chain, procurement, sales, marketing as well as regional operations.

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