January 9, 2007
Air Liquide America L.P., which provides packaged and specialty gases in the U.S., has appointed Michael (Mike) Stoddard as director of its ALNET distributor network, effective Jan. 1.
Stoddard reports to President Kim Denney and is responsible for leading a team of sales managers, business managers, and support personnel. He replaces Richard Murphy, who recently assumed new responsibilities with the Air Liquide Group.
Stoddard has nearly 30 years'experience in the industrial gas business and most recently was president and CEO of Aeriform Corp., an independent distributor of industrial and specialty gases.