Pierre Dufour

Non-executive Director; Independent

Appointed: 16 February 2017

Tenure: 1 year

Career and experience: Pierre started his career at SNC Lavalin Group. He joined Air Liquide in 1997, later going on to roles such as Chief Executive of the US operations, Chairman of the Board of Air Liquide Canada and several different positions within Air Liquide where he had responsibility for North American operations, while also overseeing safety and industrial risk management and operations in South America, Africa and the Middle East. Pierre then became Senior Executive Vice President of the Air Liquide group with responsibility for all Air Liquide activities across The Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Skills and competencies: Pierre brings to the Board a deep understanding and knowledge of safety and engineering from his previous roles. His international management experience is an asset to the Board. This, coupled with his record of successfully delivering large-scale capital projects, provides a wider perspective to Board debates and strategic discussions.

External appointments: Non-executive Director of Archer Daniels Midland, Director of Airgas Inc., an Air Liquide subsidiary and Director and Chairman of the Environment and Society Committee of Air Liquide S.A.

Committees: Member of the Nominations, Remuneration and Safety, Environment and Health Committees.