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Messer Canada Announces New Leadership Appointment: Karl Villeneuve Named Vice President and General Manager
Bridgewater, N.J., U.S., July 2, 2024 – Messer, the world's leading privately owned specialist for industrial, medical and specialty gases, appointed Karl Villeneuve as Vice President and General Manager of its Messer Canada business effective July 1, 2024. For the past 12 years, Villeneuve has been an integral part of Messer Canada. In his previous role as PGP Sales Director, Villeneuve demonstrated a passion for driving results, which played a crucial role in the company's sales ...
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Messer Completes Acquisition of Federal Helium System from BLM
Bridgewater, N.J., U.S., June 27, 2024 – Messer, the largest privately held industrial gas company in the world, is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed on its purchase of the Federal Helium System from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Following the closing, the organizations will work closely to ensure the smooth transition of the System to Messer’s ownership.
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Messer Americas Names John Tomasello new Chief Human Resources Officer
Tomasello brings a distinguished track record of human capital management that spans more than 20 years.
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Messer successfully raises USD 1.1 billion of Senior Notes in Private Placement
Bad Soden, Germany, March 28, 2024 –Messer, the world's leading privately owned specialist for industrial, medical and specialty gases, has privately placed $1.1 billion USD of Senior Notes with institutional investors. Proceeds were mainly applied to the full refinancing of a USD-denominated bridge facility taken up for the acquisition of all shares in Messer Industries from minority owner CVC Capital Partners last year. Remaining proceeds will be applied to general ...
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Messer Bid for Federal Helium Assets Accepted by BLM
Bridgewater, N.J., U.S., March 7, 2024 – The U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management has accepted Messer’s bid for the Federal Helium System and the company will move forward to the necessary regulatory reviews to acquire the assets.
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Messer Emerges as High Bidder in GSA Auction for Helium Assets
Bridgewater, N.J., U.S., February 1, 2024
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Messer Names Elena Skvortsova as Americas President and CEO as it Completes Acquisition of Messer Industries Joint Venture
Elena Skvortsova will also represent the Americas on the Management Board of Messer SE & Co. KGaA
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Industrial Gases Specialist Messer Completes Acquisition of Joint Venture Messer Industries - GIC is New Strategic Partner
14 November 2023, Bad Soden, Germany
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Change in management at Messer: Stefan Messer takes over as new Chairman of the Supervisory Board; Bernd Eulitz to become CEO
Bad Soden, Germany, April 27, 2023 – In its meeting on April 26, the Supervisory Board of Messer SE & Co. KGaA executed the planned change in management at the world’s largest privately held specialist for industrial, medical and specialty gases. Stefan Messer is stepping down as CEO and taking over as the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board as the company celebrates its 125th anniversary. Dr. Jürgen Heraeus, who has been ...
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Virginia Esly is new Management Board member at Messer
Bad Soden, Germany, January 2, 2023 – Effective January 2, Virginia Esly has been named to the Management Board of Messer, the world’s largest privately run industrial gases specialist. This makes her the first woman to serve on the Management Board of the family company, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
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