Ara Partners-backed Fluitron taps Austin as president and CEO

Fluitron is a maker of integrated hydrogen gas compression, storage, and dispensing systems.

  • Austin is a former chief operating officer of BayoTech
  • Also, he is ex-regional CEO of McDermott International’s Middle East and North Africa business
  • Austin also previously held several leadership roles at BP in both the US and UK

Fluitron, which is backed by Ara Partners, has appointed Linh Austin as president and CEO.

Fluitron is a maker of integrated hydrogen gas compression, storage, and dispensing systems.

Austin is a former chief operating officer of BayoTech and ex-regional CEO of McDermott International’s Middle East and North Africa business.

“Linh has been a respected voice at the forefront of energy transition. We are delighted that he has chosen to bring his experience and passion to the leadership of Fluitron,” said Troy Thacker, a managing partner of Ara Partners, in a statement.

Austin also previously held several leadership roles at BP in both the US and UK.

Ara Partners invests in the industrial & manufacturing, chemicals & materials, energy efficiency & green fuels and food & agriculture sectors.