Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. (PST), Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, a Linde company, has appointed Todd Skare its new president. In this role, Skare will be responsible for PST’s more than thirty-five global locations, and will report to Sean Durbin, Linde’s executive vice president EMEA.
Skare joined Linde in 1992 as a process engineer and has held various positions of increasing responsibility in every aspect of the business since, including Director of Engineering Asia, vice president of PDI South, president of Praxair Europe, and most recently, Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer for Linde.
“Todd’s unique combination of business acumen, global experience and understanding of technology and business development make him the ideal person to lead PST,” stated Durbin.
Praxair Surface Technologies offers a number of high-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and various industrial markets, and produces metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing market under its TruForm brand. The range of TruForm powders includes cobalt, copper, iron, nickel and titanium, all of which are gas atomised. The company also produces alloys to customer specifications.