Dr. Samir J. Serhan joined Air Products in 2016 as executive vice president. He is responsible for the identification, development, and commercial negotiation of all large projects and leads the company's Technology, Engineering, Project Execution, Procurement, Manufacturing, Construction and Start-up functions. He also has profit and loss responsibility for the Equipment Sales and Plant Support, Liquefied Natural Gas technology and equipment, PRISM® Membrane Systems, Gardner Cryogenics and Rotoflow businesses. In addition, he has full responsibility for the company’s business in the Middle East.
Prior to joining Air Products, Dr. Serhan was employed by Praxair, Inc. as president, Global HyCO. From 2000-2014, he held leadership positions in the U.S. and Germany for The Linde Group, culminating in his role as managing director, Linde Engineering. Dr. Serhan began his career at Parsons Corporation, where he held various senior engineering positions.
Dr. Serhan holds a Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech. He also was an adjunct professor at The Pennsylvania State University and Temple University.