Alan Draper

Alan Draper

Alan Draper portrait

Alan Draper

Vice President, Finance

Draper joined Praxair Surface Technologies' parent company Praxair Inc. in 1996. He was named to his current role as vice president of finance for the wholly owned subsidiary in 2009. In 2014, Draper took on the added responsibility for the company's global operational excellence activities. Previous to his current role, Draper held positions of increasing responsibility within the finance and accounting functions within Praxair's North American Industrial Gases business unit, including director of accounting and operations controller, director of volume and revenue analysis, finance manager, senior financial analyst and internal auditor. Prior to Praxair, he was a senior certified public accountant at Lumsden & McCormick in Buffalo, New York. Draper earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting and a master of business administration degree. He is a certified public accountant.