Eduardo Galvan was appointed vice president of Global Operations Excellence and Development for Praxair, Inc. in 2010. He is responsible for global productivity, operations engineering and reliability, safety and environmental services, and sustainable development.
Galvan joined Praxair Mexico in 1985 as a maintenance supervisor. Over the years, he has held increasingly responsible roles, including bulk distribution national manager, operations & project manager for packaged gases, information technology director and finance director. In 2005, he was named operations director for Praxair Mexico and in 2007 became vice president, Operations and Services.
Galvan has a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.
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.