Air Products Selects TCG for VP of Talent, Culture & Engagement Search

ALLENTOWN, PA – Air Products has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Vice President of Talent, Culture and Engagement search. Founder and CEO, Thomas Christopher, Managing Director, Erin Merker, and Operations Manager, Matt Duda will be leading the search.

For over 75 years, Air Products has been the world’s leading supplier of industrial gases and related equipment to dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. With sales of $8.9 billion from operations in 50 countries, 16,000+ passionate, talented, and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world.

The Vice President for Talent, Culture & Engagement will be responsible for the end-to-end talent lifecycle. This role will lead a global team of high performing HR professionals who integrate external talent trends and the business strategy to set direction, policy, and processes for the manner in which talent is attracted, sourced, hired, on-boarded, developed and retained. As a highly influential role, responsibilities will also include creating a meaningful employee experience, cultivating engagement to support a high-performance organization and to measure and consistently improve employee engagement.

“Air Products is a dynamic and industry-leading organization who has an outstanding HR department,†said Founder and CEO, Tom Christopher. “We are excited to partner with them yet again in their pursuit of another TCG executive leader.â€

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. They have created a highly specialized organization, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all TCG searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates! With a client list that includes some of the world’s most respected companies across all industries and verticals, they are frequently asked, “What makes TCG so different and successful”?

“Our Technology, Systems, Tools, Processes, and HR Experienced Team provide a most precise and highly efficient service delivery model,” responds TCG founder & CEO, Tom Christopher. TCG conducts targeted searches of high performing/passive candidates, sourced from client requested companies/industries, all while completing extensive assessments and vetting to ensure an optimal fit.  From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, scientific, and stress-eliminating executive search services to ensure the very best search experience.  In an industry-leading move, TCG backs all their work with full performance guarantees, in writing!