Senior Leaders to Demonstrate Execution Against the Company’s Five-Point Plan to Improve Shareholder Value
March 12, 2015 Lehigh Valley, Pa.
Air Products (NYSE:APD) will host an Investor Day in New York City on March 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The event will be audio webcast, with presentations accessible from Air Products’ Investor Relations web site.
Seifi Ghasemi, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Air Products, will reiterate how the company is creating value for shareholders by driving to its goal to be the safest and most profitable industrial gas company in the world, providing excellent service to customers.
“We shared our new strategy in September and since then have restructured the company, created true profit and loss accountability at many levels, and made great progress in changing our culture,” said Ghasemi. “This investor conference is an opportunity for our senior leaders to demonstrate how they are executing against that strategy and represent the talented and committed people of Air Products who are working hard to create shareholder value and shape the company’s future.”
In addition to Ghasemi, featured presenters will include:
- Scott Crocco, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Air Products
- Guillermo Novo, executive vice president of Air Products, responsible for Materials Technologies
- Corning Painter, executive vice president of Air Products, responsible for Industrial Gases worldwide and the Americas
- Ivo Bols, president, Industrial Gases – Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)
- Wilbur Mok, president, Industrial Gases – Asia
The webcast presentations, including question and answer sessions, will conclude at 4:00 p.m. ET.
About Air Products
Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a leading industrial gases company. For nearly 75 years, the company has provided atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and related equipment to manufacturing markets including metals, food and beverage, refining and petrochemical, and natural gas liquefaction. Air Products’ materials technologies segment serves the semiconductor, polyurethanes, cleaning and coatings, and adhesives industries. Over 20,000 employees in 50 countries are working to make Air Products the world’s safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. In fiscal 2014, Air Products had sales of $10.4 billion and was ranked number 276 on the Fortune 500 annual list of public companies. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.
NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the Company’s Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2014.