Prof. Dr Wolfgang Reitzle confirmed as Chairman of Linde AG’s Supervisory Board

MUNICH, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Annual General Meeting of Linde AG held today, the shareholder representatives were elected in rotation for the new Supervisory Board. At the constitutive meeting of the Supervisory Board held immediately after the AGM, the members of the new Supervisory Board confirmed Prof. Dr Wolfgang Reitzle as their Chairman. Prof. Reitzle has been a member of Linde AG’s Supervisory Board since 21 May 2016 and has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board since that date.

Linde AG’s newly-elected Supervisory Board:
Shareholder representatives:

Professor Dr Ann-Kristin Achleitner, Munich,
Professor at the Technical University Munich (TUM)

Professor Dr Clemens Börsig, Frankfurt am Main,
Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG, member of several other supervisory boards

Dr Thomas Enders, Munich,
Chief Executive Officer of Airbus SE

Franz Fehrenbach (Second Deputy Chairman), Gerlingen,
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH and Managing Director of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG

Dr Victoria Ossadnik, Munich,
Chief Executive Officer of E.ON Energie Deutschland GmbH

Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle (Chairman), Munich,
Former Chief Executive Officer of Linde AG, member of several other supervisory boards

Employee representatives:

Anke Couturier, Oberursel,
Head of Global Pensions, Linde AG

Gernot Hahl (Deputy Chairman), Worms,
Chairman of the Worms Works Council, Gases Division, Linde AG

Dr Hans-Peter Kaballo, Oberhaching,
Chairman of the Pullach Works Council, Engineering Division, Linde AG

Dr Martin Kimmich, Munich,
Second Authorised Representative, IG Metall Munich

Andrea Ries, Eching,
Chairwoman of the Unterschleissheim Works Council, Gases Division, Linde AG

Xaver Schmidt, Binnen,
Head of the department of the chairman of IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie Hanover

In the 2017 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of EUR 17.113 bn, making it one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, with approximately 58,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business, with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.

For more information, see The Linde Group online at

SOURCE: The Linde Group

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