LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.,
Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Air
Products (NYSE:APD) today announced that Brian Galovich has joined Air Products as
senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO).
Reporting to Air Products' Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer Seifi Ghasemi,
Galovich has responsibility for the strategic oversight of
technology-driven solutions and the integration of technologies,
people, information, and processes which deliver value and
operational efficiencies to Air Products' more than 19,000
employees and many customers around the world.
Galovich brings more than 24 years of experience to the role,
having led large global organizations in all aspects of digital
technology, including foundational infrastructure, cybersecurity,
and enterprise business systems while leveraging digital tools,
data and analytics to increase operational efficiency and improve
employee and customer experience. Most recently, he served as the
vice president, digital technology and CIO for Collins Aerospace.
Prior to that, Galovich was the CIO for both Pratt & Whitney
and Global Business Systems at United Technologies Corporation.
Commenting on Galovich's appointment, Ghasemi said, "Air
Products continues to create, pursue and win significant growth
opportunities around the world. We are delighted Brian has joined
our team to lead Air Products' digital strategy and help us meet
the demands of an ever-changing digital world."
Galovich holds a bachelor's degree in Management Information
Systems from the University of
Connecticut, a master's degree in Management from
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a
master's degree in E-commerce and Business Technology from
Carnegie Mellon University.
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading industrial gases company
in operation for 80 years. Focused on serving energy, environment
and emerging markets, the Company provides essential industrial
gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in
dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals,
electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Air Products is
also the global leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas
process technology and equipment. The Company develops, engineers,
builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial
gas projects, including: gasification projects that sustainably
convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production
of high-value power, fuels and chemicals; carbon capture projects;
and world-scale carbon-free hydrogen projects supporting global
transportation and the energy transition.
The Company had fiscal 2020 sales of $8.9
billion from operations in 50 countries and has a current
market capitalization of about $60
billion. More than 19,000 passionate, talented and committed
employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products'
higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the
environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges
facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information,
visit www.airproducts.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter,
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