Sally A. Savoia
Vice President, Human Resources
Sally Savoia was named vice president, Human Resources, for Praxair in 2002.
Savoia joined the company in 1981, holding positions in marketing, operations and quality before being named business manager, merchant gases, North America in 1989. In 1993 she was named associate director, Investor Relations, and the following year became director of Praxair’s worldwide re-engineering and quality programs. She was named vice president and general manager, Helium and Rare gases, in 1996 and became vice president, Healthcare in 1998.
A native of Connecticut, Savoia earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University.
Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 company with 2013 sales of $12 billion, is the largest industrial gases company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Praxair 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, metals and many others.