Air Products Announces Changes to Merchant Gases and Supply Chain Leadership

 Air Products Announces Changes to Merchant Gases and Supply Chain Leadership

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 10, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD)
today announced that Corning F. Painter has been appointed to the position of
senior vice president and general manager, Merchant Gases. He succeeds John W.
Marsland, who is leaving the company to pursue other career opportunities.
Patricia (Pam) A. Mattimore, currently vice president and general manager of
Performance Materials, will succeed Painter as senior vice president, Supply
Chain, and join the company's Corporate Executive Committee.

Painter joined Air Products in 1984 as a participant in the company's Career
Development Program and subsequently progressed through a variety of
commercial and operating positions. He was appointed senior vice president,
Corporate Strategy and Technology, and joined the Corporate Executive
Committee in 2011. The following year, he assumed responsibility for Supply
Chain. A complete biography is available here.

Mattimore joined Air Products in 1982 as a participant in the company's Career
Development Program. She subsequently held positions in applied research and
development, standard plants, and sales and major accounts management. In
2005, she was named vice president, Energy and Materials, and in 2009, she
assumed her current role as vice president and general manager of the
Performance Materials Division. A complete biography is available here.

John McGlade, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Air Products,
said, "I want to thank John for his leadership and contributions to Air
Products over the past 12 years and congratulate Corning and Pam on their new
roles as we continue to execute against our priorities."

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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