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Focused on supporting the energy transition, Air Products has appointed Shahid Sheikh as Business Development Manager within its Hydrogen for Mobility team in the UK and Ireland.

Announcing the move today (4th Oct), the industrial gas giant said Sheikh’s new role will see him leave his current position as Liquid Bulk Business Development Manager in the East Region.

Having been with Air Products since 2019, Sheikh holds a wealth of experience working both within the energy industry and the Air Products team.

On his appointment, Sheikh said, “I’m thrilled to be joining the Hydrogen or Mobility team at Air Products. It’s a particularly interesting time for the transport industry as the use of hydrogen becomes more popular, helping eliminate or significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

“We have seen recently, with the launch of the UK governments first-ever Hydrogen Strategy, just how critical the use of hydrogen is to achieving the country’s net zero goal.”

“As we work towards a cleaner future for everyone, I feel proud to be playing my part in achieving that.”

Manish Patel, New Business Development On-Sites and Hydrogen for Mobility at Air Products, added, “I am pleased to welcome Shahid into a new role within the Hydrogen Mobility team, which is an important step in growing our business and driving future growth in the UK and Ireland.”

“He’s a fantastic addition to our team, bring with him an excellent understanding of the industry and great experience working in the industrial gases sector.”

“At Air Products, we’ve been involved in more than ten million hydrogen vehicle fills across the world, so I’m excited to be working with Shahid to build upon the key work we’re doing in the hydrogen sector.”

Air Products

Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for nearly 80 years. The Company provides industrial gases and related equipment to dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world’s largest industrial gas projects, including gasification projects that sustainably convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production of high-value power, fuels and chemicals.

The Company had fiscal 2019 sales of $8.9 billion from operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of about $55 billion. More than 17,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information, visit

For many industries, the gases we supply are a lifeline. Whether operating a facility right at your site or delivering products by truck or pipeline, we want you to think of Air Products as a key part of your business.  We offer thousands of products to a multitude of different industries.  This scope, knowledge and experience has enabled us to develop a deeper understanding of your particular needs.

The consistency and quality of the gases we supply are also vitally important.  We strive to not only meet international industry standards, but also satisfy the most demanding requirements for on-spec products and superior technology and services.

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