Choon Seong Saw is president, China, at Air Products. He is responsible for leading the company’s Industrial Gases business in China.
Mr. Saw joined Air Products in 1990 as a project manager for Sitt Tatt Industrial Gases in Malaysia, where he led several large air separation unit, carbon dioxide and hydrogen plant projects. He subsequently held the position of operations manager for the company’s air separation unit/gaseous oxygen on-site plant in Prai, Malaysia, followed by branch manager in North Malaysia, where he was responsible for Liquid Bulk and Packaged Gases business development. Mr. Saw was named Electronics business manager for Air Products Sitt Tatt Bhd then managing director for Air Products’ Malaysia business in 2003 and the combined Malaysia-Singapore business in 2005. He served as general manager for Air Products’ China Merchant business before being appointed vice president, Liquid Bulk and Generated Gases–Asia, in 2010. Mr. Saw was named vice president and general manager, Merchant Gases–Asia, in 2012, prior to assuming his current position.
Before joining Air Products, Mr. Saw was employed by Hitachi Semiconductor as an engineer in Hitachi’s R&D Machine Development Group.
Mr. Saw holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer systems engineering from Monash University (Victoria, Australia) and an MBA from the University of Bath (U.K.).
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