Todd Skare was named President, Praxair Surface Technologies in July 2021.
Skare joined Praxair in 1992 as a process engineer. Throughout his tenure with the company, he has served in various sales, engineering and global business leadership positions including Manager of proposals and process engineering, Manager of pipeline sales for North American Industrial Gases, Director of engineering for China and Vice President, South region, for Praxair Distribution, Inc. Skare was appointed President of Praxair Europe in 2010 where he was responsible for the growth and profitability of Praxair’s gas business in Europe and new investments in Russia. Most recently he served as Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer for Linde.
Skare holds a BS in chemical engineering from University at Buffalo and an MBA from Rutgers University. He also holds seven U.S. patents for industrial gas production.