Air Liquide FY 2012 - Interview with Chairman and CEO Benoît Potier
PARIS -- February 14, 2013
Air Liquide, the world leader in gases for industry, health and the
environment, reports 2012 results. Benoît Potier, Chairman and CEO, comments
on 2012 results and medium-term priorities.
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Topics covered in the interview include:
- 2012 results
- Key figures
- Growth by geography
- Growth by businesses
- Medium-term priorities
About Air Liquide
Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the
environment, and is present in 80 countries with 46,200 employees. Oxygen,
nitrogen, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air Liquide’s
activities since its creation in 1902. Using these molecules, Air Liquide
continuously reinvents its business, anticipating the needs of current and
future markets. The Group innovates to enable progress, to achieve dynamic
growth and a consistent performance.
Innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry’s energy
use, recover and reuse natural resources or develop the energies of tomorrow,
such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy… Oxygen for hospitals, home
healthcare, fighting nosocomial infections… Air Liquide combines many products
and technologies to develop valuable applications and services not only for
its customers but also for society.
A partner for the long term, Air Liquide relies on employee commitment,
customer trust and shareholder support to pursue its vision of sustainable,
competitive growth. The diversity of Air Liquide’s teams, businesses, markets
and geographic presence provides a solid and sustainable base for its
development and strengthens its ability to push back its own limits, conquer
new territories and build its future.
Air Liquide explores the best that air can offer to preserve life, staying
true to its Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable development
approach. In 2011, the Group’s revenues amounted to €14.5 billion, of which
more than 80% were generated outside France. Air Liquide is listed on the
Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40
and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.
Company website: www.airliquide.com
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