Marie Ffolkes joined Air Products as president, Americas, in 2015. She is responsible for driving the strategy implementation and profitability of the company’s Industrial Gases operations in North and South America.
Prior to joining Air Products, Ms. Ffolkes held the position of global vice president and general manager of the Global Elastomer & Ride Performance Group of Tenneco, Inc. She also has held leadership positions at Johnson Controls, Inc.—including vice president and general manager, South America, based in São Paulo, Brazil—and General Electric Company.
Ms. Ffolkes holds a B.S. degree from Brooklyn College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. She is also a graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program.
Ms. Ffolkes serves on the board of directors of Masco Corporation and the National Association of Manufacturers. She also serves as vice chair of the Compressed Gas Association board of directors.
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