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  • Praxair Names Newtown Resident CFO

    DANBURY — Praxair, Inc has announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jim Sawyer will retire on December 31 after 28 years of service with Praxair and its predecessor company, Union Carbide. Mr Sawyer has served as Praxair’s CFO for 13 years.

    Matthew White, 41, currently president of Praxair Canada, and a resident of Newtown, will succeed Mr Sawyer as senior vice president and CFO, effective January 1, 2014. Mr Sawyer will serve in an advisory capacity to the company until March 1, 2014.