Industrial gas supplier Praxair Inc. said Monday it named Oscar de Paula Bernardes to its board.
Bernardes, 63, is managing partner at Integra Assessoria em Negocios Ltda. in Sao Paulo, which provides consulting services on financial restructuring and governance. He also is a former CEO of Bunge International, an agribusiness and food company based in White Plains, N.Y.
Shares of rose 19 cents to $85.58 in midday trading.