Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Samir J. Serhan is chief operating officer at Air Products. Dr. Serhan also leads the Global Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, and Equipment organization and associated equipment businesses, as well as the company’s global Sustainability and Operational Excellence functions.
Dr. Serhan joined Air Products in 2016 as executive vice president leading the Technology, Engineering, Project Execution, Procurement, Manufacturing, Construction, and Start-up organizations, as well as the company’s equipment businesses. Dr. Serhan was appointed chief operating officer in 2020, assuming full P&L responsibility for the Americas region. His role expanded in the following years to include Global Product Offerings, the India commercial organization and Kochi plant operations, Global Operational Excellence and Sustainability organizations, and Europe and Africa, and Asia businesses.
Dr. Serhan holds a Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech. He also was an adjunct professor at The Pennsylvania State University and Temple University.