Global Market Director
CO2 & Beverages
As a Global Market Director, Gabriel is in charge of Air Liquide’s performance and growth in the carbon dioxide and beverage markets. He is working in close relation with strategic customers and the innovation eco-system (field experts, R&D, start-ups, cleantech) to develop and deploy new offers and products for these markets.
Gabriel has 14 years of international experience in the Industrial Gases industry. He joined Air Liquide group in 2004, in R&D, in France, where he developed and managed joint development research programs with glass manufacturer customers from Europe and Japan. He was then in charge of the development and deployment in the Air Liquide organization of an effective cost-competitive Standard Plant Program. From there Gabriel spent 7 years in commercial, business development and global marketing positions. His customers include: Asahi Glass Co. (Japan), Arcelor Mittal (Poland), Severstal (Russia), Metinvest (Ukraine), Saint-Gobain (France), Ambatovy (Madagascar), Sherritt (Canada), Coca- Cola (USA), Starbucks (USA).
Gabriel holds a Master Degree in Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau (France) and from Ecole Nationale Superieure De Telecommunication of Paris.
Gabriel was born in Romania and holds dual Romanian and French citizenship.
About Air Liquide
A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 65,000 employees and serves more than 3.5 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential smallmolecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory and have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902.
Air Liquide’s ambition is to be a leader in its industry, deliver long term performance and contribute to sustainability. The company’s customer-centric transformation strategy aims at profitable growth over the long term. It relies on operational excellence, selective investments, open innovation and a network organization implemented by the Group worldwide. Through the commitment and inventiveness of its people, Air Liquide leverages energy and environment transition, changes in healthcare and digitization, and delivers greater value to all its stakeholders