Michael J. Graff and Mok Kwong Weng appointed to the Air Liquide Group Executive Committee

April 20, 2009

Michael J. Graff and Mok Kwong Weng have been appointed to the Air Liquide Group Executive Committee, effective April 15.

Michael J. Graff, a US citizen, heads Air Liquide’s Industrial Gas businesses in North America and the Caribbean and in addition was recently appointed Vice-President, Industrial Risk Management. Michael J. Graff joined Air Liquide in 2007, after 27 years with the integrated oil and gas companies, Amoco and BP PLC, where he held various executive roles in refining, chemicals and polymers. Born in 1955, Michael J. Graff holds a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University. He serves on the Board of Directors for Lubrizol Corporation, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and on the Executive Committee of the Society of Chemical Industries.

Mok Kwong Weng, a Singaporean citizen, is Vice-President, Northeast Asia for Air Liquide, in charge of operations in China, Taiwan and South Korea. He joined Air Liquide in 1988 as General Manager, Air Liquide China. After managing various subsidiaries in the region, he has been in charge of Northeast Asia since 2002. Born in 1953, Mok Kwong Weng is a graduate of École Centrale (Paris, France) and the National University of Singapore.

The Air Liquide Group Executive Committee has 12 members of 5 different nationalities. This reflects the wide diversity of the markets, geography and teams that contribute to Air Liquide’s robust development over time.