Air Products Appoints Jennifer L. Grant Vice President of Human Resources

  Air Products Appoints Jennifer L. Grant Vice President of Human Resources

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 22, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Air Products (NYSE:APD)
announced today that Jennifer L. Grant will join the company as vice
president, Human Resources, effective April 15. Grant will be responsible for
the company's Human Resources function and will report to John D. Stanley,
senior vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer.

Grant joins Air Products from Pfizer, Inc., where she was vice president of
Human Resources for the company's specialty products and oncology divisions.
In that position, Grant played a significant leadership role in the
integration of the Wyeth and Pfizer specialty products divisions after Pfizer
acquired Wyeth in 2009. She also led the subsequent integration of the
oncology division and co-led the creation of the Human Resources strategy for
Pfizer. With Wyeth, Grant had a number of increasingly significant
international management roles prior to the Pfizer acquisition. Grant began
her career with GE, where she held a variety of roles across multiple
divisions.

John Stanley said, "Jennifer brings a wealth of HR experience, including
significant international exposure and a strong commitment to continuous
improvement. She is a solutions-oriented business partner who will contribute
positively to our company-wide objectives of increasing returns and driving
growth."

Grant graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in
Organizational Behavior and earned a master's degree in business
administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Purdue
University.

About Air Products
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
www.airproducts.com.

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.



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