Director of Gas
Kevin Foti brings over 35 years of experience as an executive with Praxair, most recently as its President of US Industrial Gases. Praxair, Inc. was the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, and the third-largest globally by revenue. In 2018, it merged with Linde AG to form Linde PLC. In his role with Anax, Mr. Foti supports the commercialization and go-to-market efforts of Anax’s technology. He has extensive knowledge of the US industrial and gas markets, and his network includes many of Anax’s prospective customers.
Before Anax, Mr. Foti was a senior executive at Praxair, holding positions that include President, East Regional VP, and Sales Director of US Industrial Gas business. He was also the President of NuCO2, a $1.1B Praxair acquisition. Despite having full P&L responsibility in these roles, Mr. Foti takes pride in his ability to get things done by rolling up his sleeves and immersing himself in the day to day operations of the business. It is this passion that prompted Mr. Foti to join a startup company after 35 years at a Fortune 500 company.
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