LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) recently held a virtual award ceremony to formally recognize two Fellows and 12 Distinguished Engineers and Scientists for their technical expertise, business contributions, strong industry presence and commitment to Air Products' core values.
"Technical excellence is at the core of what we do at Air Products. It has provided a strong base to build the efficient process systems, plants and facilities that are our foundation. It also allows us to pursue world-scale megaprojects around the world and successfully complete those projects to help speed the energy transition to a cleaner future," said Seifi Ghasemi, Air Products' chairman, president and chief executive officer. "The talents, initiative and creativity of these individuals we are recognizing not only have played a direct role in our past successes but also will do so in our future success, and I look forward to their continued contributions to Air Products' team in the future."
The Air Products Corporate Fellow Award is the highest level of achievement among Company technical experts. The recipients have had a significant impact on Air Products' business success, demonstrated strong technical leadership and possess substantial technical knowledge and judgement. In addition, Fellow Award winners provide the valuable contribution of acting as teachers and mentors to other employees to ensure knowledge transfer in key business areas.
The 2021 recognized Fellows are Derek Miller, director of Process Safety, and Dr. Stephen C. Tentarelli, chief mechanical engineer.
The Distinguished Engineer and Scientist honorees were recognized for their proficiency in key skill areas such as technical knowledge, breadth and judgement, creative problem-solving, innovation and technical leadership. Honorees also provided a measurable, positive impact on Air Products' business success and are externally active in their area of industry expertise through patents, publications and contributions to industry associations, alliances and partnerships with other companies and universities.
This year's Fellows and Distinguished Engineer and Scientist honorees have more than 350 years of combined experience at Air Products.
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading industrial gases company in operation for 80 years. Focused on serving energy, environment and emerging markets, the Company provides essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the global leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial gas projects, including: gasification projects that sustainably convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production of high-value power, fuels and chemicals; carbon capture projects; and world-scale carbon-free hydrogen projects supporting global transportation and the energy transition.
The Company had fiscal 2020 sales of $8.9 billion from operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of approximately $60 billion. More than 19,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products' higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information, visit airproducts.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.
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