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.

“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.


Awards & Recognition

Medalla HIRE Vets

Medalla HIRE Vets

Messer ha sido reconocida por el Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. con el premio HIRE Vets Medallion Award por nuestro compromiso con la contratación, el empleo y la retención de veteranos.
Medalla HIRE Vets

Premio CandE

Messer obtuvo el Premio a la Experiencia del Candidato (CandE) 2020, 2021 y 2022 de la Junta de Talentos. Este premio reconoce a las empresas que reciben una de las valoraciones positivas más altas en cuanto a la experiencia del candidato a un puesto de trabajo.
Medalla HIRE Vets


Messer fue reconocida por RecruitMilitary como ``Champion for Military Hiring`` por ofrecer oportunidades profesionales significativas a los talentos militares.

Great Place to Work Certification

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

Bloomberg GEI

Messer is committed to transparency on gender equality and is a private company participant of the Bloomberg Gender Reporting Framework.

Broader Support to D&I Education and Engagement



Messer Américas es colaborador global de Catalyst.

Acción del CEO

Messer Américas es signataria del compromiso CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion.

Principios de Empoderamiento de la Mujer

Messer Américas es signataria de los Principios para el Empoderamiento de las Mujeres.


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


Patricia Hargil (she/her)

Americas Diversity Officer

Lucas Munhoz (he/him)

Lucas Munhoz (he/him)

D&I Program Manager

Michele Long

Michele Long (she/her)

Vice President of Communications

Jens Luehring (he/him)

Jens Luehring (he/him)

President & CEO

Brian Williams

Brian Williams (he/him)

Vice President of HR

Diversity Governance

Messer Americas’ D&I Council is governed through the 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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