Sustainability Manager, Air Products, Allentown, PA
Julie K. O’Brien was appointed manager of Corporate Sustainability at Air Products in June 2010. She is responsible for integrating sustainability into company businesses and work processes, working closely with Air Products’ Sustainability Council and senior managers to develop and achieve the company’s sustainability strategy. Ms. O’Brien joined Air Products in 1986 as a participant in the company’s Career Development Program and has served in technical and managerial positions in manufacturing; engineering; Environmental, Health and Safety; Product Safety; and Public Relations. She has a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. degree in civil engineering from Lehigh University.