Air Liquide Industrial
BioHenry Battle is the Region Manager for Air Liquide and is responsible for the sales and administrative functions in the ten southeastern U.S. States. Air Liquide is the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment and has been so for over 100 years. The company is presently in 75 countries and employs over 42,000 people and has made substantial investments in Louisiana.
Henry joined Air Liquide in 1996 as an Electronics Industry Specialist addressing the gas and application requirements of customers in the semiconductor market in north Texas. In 1998 he was promoted to Region Sales Manager for the Central States Region and in 2000 he was promoted to Region Manager of the Southeast Region and transferred to Baton Rouge.
A native of New Orleans Henry is an alumnus of Tulane University and has completed executive management programs at the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at SMU, the University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business, and the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. He is currently the Chairman of the French American Chamber of Commerce – Louisiana Chapter.