Full Name
Seifi Ghasemi
Job Title
Chairman, President & CEO
Air Products
Speaker Bio
Seifi Ghasemi became chairman, president and CEO of Air Products in July 2014.

He is a member of The Business Council, an association of CEOs of the world’s most important business enterprises. In 2020, he was appointed to the Board of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum. In 2019 he was elected to the Board of the US-China Business Council. Mr. Ghasemi also was the recipient of the 2017 biennial International Palladium Medal from the Société de Chimie Industrielle.

Prior to joining Air Products, from 2001-2014, Mr. Ghasemi served as chairman and CEO of Rockwood Holdings. From 1997-2001, he held leadership roles at GKN, including positions as director of the Main Board of GKN, plc, and chairman and CEO of GKN Sinter Metals, Inc. and Hoeganes Corporation. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ghasemi spent nearly 20 years with The BOC Group in positions including director of the Main Board of BOC Group, plc; president of BOC Gases Americas; and chairman and CEO of BOC Process Plants, Ltd. and Cryostar.

Mr. Ghasemi earned his undergraduate degree from Abadan Institute of Technology and holds an M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.
Seifi Ghasemi