Air Products Discloses CFO Succession Plan
Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that Paul E. Huck, 62, senior vice president and chief financial officer will retire on February 28, 2013 after more than 33 years of service to the company. The board of directors has selected Scott Crocco, 48, currently vice president and controller, to succeed Huck as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) in February. Crocco will be responsible for all aspects of the worldwide financial organization including controllership, treasury, investor relations, tax and audit. He will report to John E. McGlade, chairman, president and CEO, and also serve on the company's Corporate Executive Committee.
Huck has served as CFO since 2004 and has been responsible for Air Products' Finance, Investor Relations, Information Technology, Business Support Services, and Mergers and Acquisitions organizations and has served on company's Corporate Executive Committee. He joined the company in 1979 after serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy and served as a controller for several company businesses before being named corporate controller in 1994.
John McGlade, Air Products' chairman, president and CEO said, 'Paul Huck has exemplified the best of everything Air Products stands for. The company has grown tremendously during his distinguished tenure, and he has been a