Mr. Pierre Dufour is Chairman at Airgas, Inc., a Managing Director at Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions and Chairman at American Air Liquide, Inc.
He is on the Board of Directors at National Grid Plc, Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Air Liquide SA, Société d'Oxygene et d'Acetylene d'Extreme-Orient SA and Air Liquide International SA. Mr. Dufour was previously employed as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Air Liquide America LP, Director & Vice President-Worldwide Engineering by Air Liquide Group /Tempil Division/, Executive Vice President by SNC-Lavalin, Inc., Senior Executive Vice President by Air Liquide Italia SpA, and Chairman by Air Liquide Middle East.
He also served on the board at American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., Air Liquide Arabia, Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions, Inc. and AIR LIQUIDE Japan Ltd.
He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, an undergraduate degree from L'École Polytechnique de Montréal and a graduate degree from Stanford University.