Russell A. Flugel
Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and
Principal Accounting Officer
Russell A. Flugel is senior vice president, corporate controller, and principal accounting officer at Air Products. He is responsible for leading the Global Accounting Services, Technical Accounting, Corporate Decision Support, and Management Reporting organizations. In addition, he has accountability for Air Products’ external financial reporting and oversight of the company’s accounting practices.
Mr. Flugel joined Air Products in 1998, working in a variety of financial analyst roles. In 2000 he became controller, Amines and Polyurethane Intermediates, and in 2005 he was appointed manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, Treasury. Beginning in 2007, Mr. Flugel served as controller for Merchant Gases, the company’s largest reporting segment at the time, with business decision support responsibility in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and significant equity affiliates around the world. In 2011, he was appointed director, Corporate Decision Support, Technical Accounting and Consolidations, and in 2013 he was named director, Accounting and Corporate Decision Support. Mr. Flugel was named corporate controller in 2014, prior to assuming his current position.
Mr. Flugel holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Purdue University.