Vice President and General Manager‒Southern Region, Americas
Francesco Maione is vice president and general manager‒Southern Region, Americas, at Air Products. He is responsible for the growth and profitability of the company’s integrated Industrial Gases business in the Southern U.S.
Mr. Maione joined Air Products in the U.K. in 1998 as a financial analyst for the Tonnage Gases business. During his years at Air Products, he has covered roles in all of the company’s core businesses, gaining exposure to Merchant Gases, Electronics, Tonnage Gases and Healthcare, and he has experienced different cultures due to roles that have taken him to Asia, Europe and the U.S. Mr. Maione became general manager of Southern Europe Industrial Gases in 2014, and he was appointed vice president‒Spain and Portugal for the Industrial Gases business in 2015.
Prior to joining Air Products, Mr. Maione worked for multinational companies like Kuwait Petroleum in Italy and the French company Vivendi in London.
Mr. Maione holds a degree in business and economics from the University of Rome and an MBA from the LUISS University (Rome). He is also a qualified chartered accountant.
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