Air Products Appoints John D. Stanley Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

    Air Products Appoints John D. Stanley Senior Vice President and Chief
                            Administrative Officer

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 1, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Air Products (NYSE: APD)
today announced that John D. Stanley has been appointed senior vice president,
general counsel and chief administrative officer responsible for the company's
Law, Corporate Secretary, Human Resources, Information Technology, Global
Business Support Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Communications, and
Government Relations departments.

Previously, Stanley was senior vice president and general counsel for Air

Stanley joined Air Products in 1988 as an attorney in the Law Group. He has
represented various commercial and functional organizations, including the
Corporate Development Office (merger and acquisition activities), Performance
Materials, Metals Tonnage and Human Resources. In 2004 he assumed the position
of assistant general counsel, corporate and commercial, with responsibility
for the overall management and delivery of legal services from the Law Group's
corporate and commercial section in the Americas. In 2007 Mr. Stanley's role
expanded to include legal activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa,
and he assumed the title of assistant general counsel, Americas and Europe. He
was appointed senior vice president and general counsel in April, 2009, with
oversight for the company's Law, Corporate Secretary and Government Relations
functions, and assumed responsibility for Human Resources and Communications
in May, 2012. He also serves as the company's chief compliance officer.

Stanley received a B.A. degree in history from Lafayette College in 1980 and a
law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983. A complete biography
and photo are available on Air Products' website.

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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