PX - Praxair, Inc.

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Praxair, Inc.

10 Riverview Drive
Danbury, CT 06810
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees26,658

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Stephen F. AngelChairman & CEO5.05M33.39M1956
Mr. Matthew J. WhiteSr. VP & CFO1.81M752.69k1972
Ms. Anne K. RobySr. VPN/AN/A1965
Mr. Eduardo F. MenezesExec. VP1.72M651.68k1963
Ms. Kelcey E. HoytVP, Controller & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Praxair, Inc. produces and distributes industrial gases. It operates through five segments: North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and Surface Technologies. The company offers atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases, such as carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, and acetylene. It also supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders to the aircraft, energy, printing, primary metals, petrochemical, textile, and other industries. In addition, the company offers electric arc, plasma and wire spray, and high-velocity oxy-fuel equipment; and distributes hardgoods and welding equipment purchased from independent manufacturers. It serves various industries, such as healthcare, petroleum refining, manufacturing, food, beverage carbonation, fiber-optics, steel making, aerospace, chemicals, and water treatment. Praxair, Inc. was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

Corporate Governance

Praxair, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2018 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.