Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Here at Praxair, we are serious about surrounding ourselves with smart, experienced people who can help us grow our business and improve our processes. We seek to build and maintain a Board of Directors with a wide range of experiences, competencies and perspectives. And we look for people who are passionate about our current strategies, and can help us adapt them to our ever-changing markets and geographic and regulatory environments.

Stephen F. Angel Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Praxair, Inc.

Steve Angel

Director since 2006
Oscar Bernardes, Board of Directors

Oscar Bernardes

Director since 2010 Compensation & Management Development Committee, Member
Finance & Pension Committee, Member,
Technology, Safety & Sustainability Committee, Member
Nance K. Dicciani, Board of Directors

Nance K. Dicciani

Director since 2008 Audit Committee, Member
Compensation & Management Development Committee, Member
Technology, Safety & Sustainability Committee, Chairperson
Edward G. Galante, Board of Directors

Edward G. Galante

Director since 2007 Compensation & Management Development Committee, Chairman
Governance & Nominating Committee, Member
Technology, Safety & Sustainability Committee, Member
Raymond W. LeBoeuf, Board of Directors

Raymond W. LeBoeuf

Director since 1997 Audit Committee, Chairman
Governance & Nominating Committee, Member
Larry D. McVay, Board of Directors

Larry D. McVay

Director since 2008 Audit Committee, Member
Finance & Pension Committee, Chairman
Technology, Safety & Sustainability Committee, Member
Martin H. Richenhagen 194x224

Martin H. Richenhagen

Director since 2015 Finance & Pension Committee, Member, Governance & Nominating Committee, Member
Wayne T. Smith, Board of Directors

Wayne T. Smith

Director since 2001 Compensation & Management Development Committee, Member
Finance & Pension Committee, Member
Robert L. Wood, Board of Directors

Robert L. Wood

Director since 2004 Lead Director
Finance & Pension Committee, Member
Governance & Nominating Committee, Chairman