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(Amendment No. 1)




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) 6 July 2021






(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)




Delaware   001-04534   23-1274455
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

7201 Hamilton Boulevard

Allentown, Pennsylvania 18195-1501

(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)

(610) 481-4911

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share   APD   New York Stock Exchange
1.000% Euro Notes due 2025   APD25   New York Stock Exchange
0.500% Euro Notes due 2028   APD28   New York Stock Exchange
0.800% Euro Notes due 2032   APD32   New York Stock Exchange

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This Amendment No. 1 amends the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (the “Company”) on July 9, 2021 to report the appointment of Melissa Schaeffer as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective August 10, 2021, in connection with the retirement of the Company’s current Chief Financial Officer, M. Scott Crocco. The Company is filing this amendment solely to report certain compensatory arrangements with Ms. Schaeffer in connection with her promotion.


Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On July 14, 2021, the Management Development and Compensation Committee of the Company’s board of directors approved compensation for Ms. Schaeffer commencing on August 10, 2021, as follows: a base salary of $550,000; a target annual incentive plan payout of 75% of her new base salary; and a target annual long-term equity incentive of $1,200,000, which will be granted in December 2021 in connection with the Company’s annual grant of equity awards to executive officers.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Date: 15 July 2021     By:  

/s/ Sean D. Major

      Sean D. Major

Executive Vice President,

General Counsel and Secretary