Professor Wolfgang Reitzle has been elected to the supervisory board of gas specialist Linde as a shareholder representative. He will take up his position on the board with effect from 21 May 2016. Reitzle was CEO of Linde AG until 20 May 2014.

Dr Manfred Schneider has resigned from his position as chairman of the supervisory board with effect from 20 May 2016. He has sat on the board since May 2001 and has been its Chairman since May 2003.

Dr Victoria Ossadnik, who was appointed by court in January 2016 to the board of Linde AG, was elected to the supervisory board as a shareholder representative at the AGM.

In the 2015 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of €17.944 billion, making it one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, with approximately 65,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. 

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