Products and Technology-Industrial Gases
Kevin B. Michaelis is vice president, Products and Technology–Industrial Gases, at Air Products. He is responsible for the technical and commercial roadmaps for Air Products’ plant offerings, as well as the profitability of the company’s ASU sale of equipment and PRISM® membranes businesses.
Mr. Michaelis joined Air Products in 1989 as a project engineer in the company’s Gases and Equipment Group. In 1994 he moved into a commercial role as an on-site development manager in Metals. Mr. Michaelis subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility in the company’s Chemicals and Electronics divisions, including general manager, on-site and pipeline sales for San Fu Chemicals―Air Products’ joint venture in Taiwan―and business manager of Electronics Facility Materials. He was named general manager, Global Generated Gases, in 2006 followed by general manager, Worldwide Equipment, where he led the sale of equipment businesses for Tonnage Gases, Equipment and Energy. In 2011 Mr. Michaelis relocated to Hersham, U.K., where he was appointed regional vice president, Liquid Bulk/Generated Gases–Europe. He returned to the U.S. where he was named vice president, Information Technology, and chief information officer in 2012 and then vice president, Global Business Services, and chief information officer in 2014.
Mr. Michaelis holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Drexel University and an MBA from Temple University.
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