Who we are
Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, and is present in 80 countries with close to 50,000 employees.
Key figures 2012
In 80 countries, Air Liquide supplies its customers in extremely diverse industries such as steel industry, food and beverage, electronics or pharmaceuticals. In order to match the needs of all of these clients, the Group is organized in different World Business Lines.
The Executive Management team manages the Group, within the orientation determined by the Board of directors, in accordance with its articles of association and the law. It establishes Group's strategy relying on the Executive Committee for overall coordination and implementation.
As needs change and the world evolves, Air Liquide must seize new opportunities related to the change in the balance of power between Developing and Advanced economies, the growth of energy and environmental sectors, and the rapid development of health and high technologies.
Our growth drivers
The Group identified five growth drivers which will enable to improve its medium-term development
Innovation is at the heart of Air Liquide strategy.
Air Liquide further engaged itself into responsibility objectives, as part of the Group strategy. This responsibility commitment is not new for Air Liquide and it goes hand in hand with the values the Group has previously expressed in its Action Principles and in its Sustainable Development Policy.