Mr. Tan joined Air Products in 1997 as a participant in the company’s Career Development Program. In 2000 he left Air Products to pursue a career in the financial services sector, but rejoined the company in 2006 as the Asia regional controller for Tonnage Gases. In this position, Mr. Tan developed a new finance team to support Tonnage Gases business activities in Asia. In 2010 he was appointed general manager, responsible for managing the profitability off the Tonnage Gases business in China, and in 2012 his role was expanded to include the rest of Asia.
Mr. Tan holds a B.A. degree in economics and statistics from the National University of Singapore and an MBA from the University of Rochester (Simon School).