Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced that Brian Galovich has joined Air Products as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO).
Reporting to Air Products’ Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Seifi Ghasemi, Galovich has responsibility for the strategic oversight of technology-driven solutions and the integration of technologies, people, information, and processes which deliver value and operational efficiencies to Air Products’ more than 19,000 employees and many customers around the world.
Galovich brings more than 24 years of experience to the role, having led large global organizations in all aspects of digital technology, including foundational infrastructure, cybersecurity, and enterprise business systems while leveraging digital tools, data and analytics to increase operational efficiency and improve employee and customer experience. Most recently, he served as the vice president, digital technology and CIO for Collins Aerospace. Prior to that, Galovich was the CIO for both Pratt & Whitney and Global Business Systems at United Technologies Corporation.
Commenting on Galovich’s appointment, Ghasemi said, “Air Products continues to create, pursue and win significant growth opportunities around the world. We are delighted Brian has joined our team to lead Air Products’ digital strategy and help us meet the demands of an ever-changing digital world.”
Galovich holds a bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Connecticut, a master's degree in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a master's degree in E-commerce and Business Technology from Carnegie Mellon University.