Air Products Board Elects New Director

                    Air Products Board Elects New Director

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 30, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- David H. Y. Ho, chairman of
Kiina Investment, has been elected to Air Products' (NYSE:APD) board of

John McGlade, chairman, president and CEO of Air Products, noted that "David's
extensive experience establishing and building businesses in China will bring
significant value to the company as we execute on our strategy there."

Based in Beijing, Ho, 53, is chairman and founder of Kiina Investment, a
venture capital firm that invests in start-up companies in the technology,
media and telecommunications industries. Ho previously served as chairman of
Greater China for Nokia Siemens Networks, president of Greater China for Nokia
Corporation, and senior vice president of the Nokia Networks Business Group.
He has also held senior leadership roles with Nortel Networks and Motorola in
China and Canada.

Ho currently serves as a member of the Board of Pentair Limited and Triquint
Semiconductor in the United States and two Chinese state-owned enterprises:
China Ocean Shipping Company and Dong Fang Electric Corporation. He holds a
B.A.Sc degree in Engineering and an M.A.Sc in Management Sciences from the
University of Waterloo in Canada.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases;
performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the
company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and
sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative
solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include
semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas
liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air
Products had sales approaching $10 billion. For more information, visit

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe
harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These forward-looking statements are based on management's reasonable
expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding
important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ
materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking
statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including
risk factors described in the Company's Form 10K for its fiscal year ended
September 30, 2012.

SOURCE Air Products

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