Transformation, Quality and Continuous Improvement
Dr. Mary Haas is director of transformation, quality and continuous improvement for engineering, manufacturing, technology and equipment at Air Products. She is responsible for organizational transformation and change management, as well as ongoing competitiveness and growth initiatives across all product lines and processes. She is also responsible for establishing and executing business driven strategies in quality management and continuous improvement.
Dr. Haas joined Air Products in 2003 as R&D technology manager for Electronic Materials, developing commercially proven products spanning microelectronics and solar technologies. She subsequently joined the Global Business Improvement organization where she became a lean six sigma Master Black Belt for ASU (air separation unit) technology in 2011 and North America operations in 2013. In 2015 Dr. Haas relocated to the company’s regional business office in Houston where she served as business manager with profit and loss responsibility for the company’s Process Gas-South business unit, which included liquid and bulk hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and oil field services.
Dr. Haas received a B.A. degree in chemistry from Drew University and a PhD in chemistry and materials science from Princeton University. She is a passionate STEM education advocate, including a variety of volunteer activities and part-time instruction in the continuing education program of University of Phoenix. Dr. Haas holds eight patents.
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