Daniel H. Yankowski

Daniel H. Yankowski

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Daniel H. Yankowski

President, Global HyCO
Praxair, Inc.

Dan Yankowski was named president, Global HyCO, in 2016. He is responsible for developing and implementing Praxair’s global hydrogen and carbon monoxide strategy, managing Praxair’s engineering and project management organization, and directing the U.S. HyCO business including all sales, operations and pipeline management activities.

Yankowski’s career in the industrial gases business spans 38 years and includes various global engineering, operations and sales positions. He joined Praxair as a co-op student in 1979 and held numerous positions prior to his current role, including VP of the U.S. Industrial Gases South Region, VP of global operations excellence in Global Supply Systems, president of Global Hydrogen and president of Praxair Europe.

Yankowski holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2016 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones® World Sustainability Index for 15 consecutive years. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.