The supervisory board of Linde AG has appointed Dr Sven Schneider, previously CFO of the company, as spokesman of the company's executive board. Dr Schneider will also act as the company's labour relations director.

At the same time, Eduardo F Menezes will be appointed to the executive board and will be responsible for the EMEA gases business.

Bernd Eulitz, who is currently responsible for the EMEA gases business, will take over the Americas gases business and the Lincare business unit.

Professor Dr Aldo Belloni, chairman, plans to leave the executive board.

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