Previously, Stanley was senior vice president and general counsel for Air Products.
Stanley joined Air Products in 1988 as an attorney in the Law Group. He has represented various commercial and functional organizations, including the Corporate Development Office (merger and acquisition activities), Performance Materials, Metals Tonnage and Human Resources.
In 2004, he assumed the position of assistant general counsel, corporate and commercial, with responsibility for the overall management and delivery of legal services from the Law Group's corporate and commercial section in the Americas.
In 2007, Stanley's role expanded to include legal activities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and he assumed the title of assistant general counsel, Americas and Europe.
He was appointed senior vice president and general counsel in April 2009, with oversight for the company's Law, Corporate Secretary and Government Relations functions, and assumed responsibility for Human Resources and Communications in May 2012.
He also serves as the company's chief compliance officer.