Vision

At Messer Americas, our vision for Diversity & Inclusion is to create an environment where all of us accept, respect and value the differences of multiple identities and truly welcomes the diverse ideas and perspectives of individuals. In doing so, we shape an open and creative company culture, providing every individual an equal opportunity to thrive. 

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“Messer is committed to creating a company culture that attracts and retains highly skilled employees, and we're also fostering an inclusive environment that enables and motivates everyone to reach their highest potential.”

Patricia Hargil, Diversity Officer, Messer Americas

Diversity at Messer Americas

Here's a breakdown of the different and diverse representation of our employees across the Americas as of Dec. 31, 2022.  
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Awards & Recognition

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HIRE Vets Medallion

Messer was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipient for our commitment to recruiting, employing, and retaining veterans.

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CandE Award

Messer earned the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Candidate Experience (CandE) Award from the Talent Board. This award recognizes companies that receive among the highest positive ratings for job candidate experience.

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RecruitMilitary

Messer was recognized by RecruitMilitary as a “Champion for Military Hiring” for providing meaningful career opportunities for military talent.

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Great Place to Work Certification

Messer earned the Great Place to Work certification for 2022 - 2023, from the global authority on workplace culture.

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Bloomberg GEI

Messer Americas is committed to transparency on gender equality and is a private company participant of the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.

Broader Support to D&I Education and Engagement

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Catalyst

Messer Americas is a Catalyst Global Supporter.

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CEO Action

Messer Americas is a signatory of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion pledge.

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Women's Empowerment Principles

Messer Americas is a signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles.

Memberships

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Women in Trucking

Messer is a proud member of the Women in Trucking association. We aim to hire and empower women in the trucking profession to help them achieve their highest potential.

Diversity Leadership

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Patricia Hargil

Americas Diversity Officer

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Jem Janik

D&I Program Manager

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Michele Long

Vice President of Communications

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Jens Luehring

President & CEO

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Brian Williams

Vice President of HR

Diversity Governance

Messer Americas’ D&I Council is governed through Messer Executive Committee with representatives from all the countries in which we operate. The D&I Ambassadors work the D&I Officer, HR, Communications and local teams to progress our D&I objectives. This approach helps us to embrace diversity and inclusion through dedicated initiatives and concrete actions, working through and with the organization.

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