Munich, 8 February 2016 - The Nomination Committee of the Supervisory Board of Linde AG will recommend to the Supervisory Board to propose to the Annual General Meeting the election of Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle on 3 May 2016 to the Supervisory Board. The election will become effective as of 21 May 2016 after expiration of the legally required cooling-off period of two years.
In addition, it will be proposed to elect Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle as Chairman of the Supervisory Board as of 21 May 2016.
The Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr Manfred Schneider, has decided – as intended – to resign from his mandate with effect as of 20 May 2016 and to step down from the Supervisory Board.
At the same time, Dr Victoria Ossadnik, who was appointed as member of the Supervisory Board by the court in January 2016, will be proposed for election to the Supervisory Board.
About The Linde Group
In the 2014 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of EUR 17.047 bn, making it the largest gases and engineering company in the world with approximately 65,500 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.
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