Steve Angel was appointed President & CEO in January 2007 and Chairman in April 2007.
Angel joined Praxair in 2001 as an executive vice president and was named president and chief operating officer in February 2006.
Prior to Praxair, Angel spent 22 years in a variety of management positions with General Electric.
Angel serves on the board of directors of PPG Industries (where he serves on the Officers-Directors Compensation Committee and is Chairman of the Technology and Environment Committee), and the U.S.-China Business Council (where he serves on its Nominating Committee). He co-chairs the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum and is a member of The Business Council.