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Meet the CEO of Air Liquide USA LLC

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Network, dine and meet John Buckley, CEO of Air Liquide USA, LLC.  Air Liquide is a world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, which has presence in 80 countries, including Chile.

Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
One Dock Street near 2nd & Walnut
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Bring Business Cards for Networking & a Prize Drawing!
AGENDA
6:00 PM Registration, Networking, Open Bar & Lavish Buffet
6:30 PM Welcome, Presentation, Business Card Drawing
7:45 PM More Networking, Open Bar & Lavish Buffet
8:30 PM Program Concludes

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Meet Our Speaker
John Buckley
Chief Executive Officer
Air Liquide USA LLC

John Buckley joined Air Liquide in January 2013. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Air Liquide USA LLC. Mr. Buckley is responsible for leading Air Liquide’s Industrial Gas business in the United States. He oversees Air Liquide’s Industrial Merchant, Electronics, Finance and Large Industries businesses, as well as IT, Procurement, Safety, Legal, Communications and Human Resources. He also serves as a key member of the Americas Zone leadership team.

Mr. Buckley is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience in business management, engineering, manufacturing, sales and marketing. Prior to joining Air Liquide, he served as President of Angus Chemical, and Global General Manager at Dow Consumer and Industrial Solutions. He has also held executive positions at Rohm and Hass Company.

Mr. Buckley earned a bachelors degree in chemical engineering from Villanova University. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Philadelphia.

About Air Liquide

Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, and is present in 80 countries with close to 50,000 employees. Oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and rare gases have been at the core of Air Liquide’s activities since its creation in 1902. Using these molecules, Air Liquide continuously reinvents its business, anticipating the needs of current and future markets. The Group innovates for the good of society while delivering profitable growth and consistent performance.

Innovative technologies that curb polluting emissions, lower industry’s energy use, recover and reuse natural resources or develop the energies of tomorrow, such as hydrogen, biofuels or photovoltaic energy… Oxygen for hospitals, home healthcare, fighting nosocomial infections… Air Liquide combines many products and technologies to develop valuable applications and services not only for its customers but also for society.

A partner for the long term, Air Liquide relies on employee commitment, customer trust and shareholder support to pursue its vision of sustainable, competitive growth. The diversity of Air Liquide’s teams, businesses, markets and geographic presence provides a solid and sustainable base for its development and strengthens its ability to push back its own limits, conquer new territories and build its future.

Air Liquide explores the best that air can offer to preserve life, staying true to its Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable development approach. In 2012, the Group’s revenues amounted to €15.3billion of which 82% were generated outside France. AirLiquide is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (compartment A) and is a member of the CAC 40 and Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 indexes.

Locally, Air Liquide is represented by Air Liquide America Specialty Gases LLC, Plumsteadville, PA (Bucks County), Air Liquide America Corporation, East Norriton, PA (Montgomery County), and Air Liquide Delaware Research & Technology Center, Newark, Delaware.

www.airliquide.com

www.us.airliquide.com

For more information or to register, please contact Rong Lai at 215-790-3627 or rlai@greaterphilachamber.com