Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> November 21, 2013
Interview with the Chairman, CEO and President: Chart Industries, Inc. (GTLS)
Samuel F. Thomas has served as Chairman of Chart Industries, Inc.’s board of directors since March 2007, and has served as its Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of the board of directors since October 2003. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Thomas was Executive Vice President of Global Consumables at ESAB Holdings Ltd., a provider of welding consumables and equipment. In addition to his most recent position at ESAB Holdings Ltd., Mr. Thomas was responsible for ESAB North America during his employment there. Prior to joining ESAB Holdings Ltd. in February 1999, Mr. Thomas was Vice President of Friction Products for Federal-Mogul, Inc. Prior to its acquisition by Federal-Mogul, Inc., in 1998, Mr. Thomas was employed by T&N plc from 1976 to 1998, where he served from 1991 as Chief Executive of several global operating divisions, including industrial sealing, camshafts and friction products. Profile
TWST: Can you begin with a brief introduction to Chart Industries, including some key highlights from the company’s history and an overview of your three business segments?