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Fascinating Gases

Discover a world of unseen potential. Gases by Linde. We have been searching for a way of making invisible gases visible -- and have developed a fascinating, unique approach: with the help of software programmed especially for this project, which calculates breathtaking representations from seven separate material properties of each gas, the gases can be visualised. The specific feature of gases is their different physical properties. In a complicated calculation process, which can take up to 24 hours per graphic, the complexity of the gases is made visible. The result is fascinating. Discover all details on

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Professor Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, Chief Executive Officer
Born 1949 near Neu-Ulm, Germany Professional Experience since 2002 Linde AG since Jan. 2003 CEO of the Executive Board May 2002 Joined Linde AG as Member of the Executive Board 1999 - 2002 Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, USA Group Vice President, Ford Motor Company, and Chairman and CEO, Premier Automotive Group (responsible for Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln and Volvo), London, England, concurrently Chairman of Jaguar Cars Ltd. and Volvo Cars 1976 - 1999 BMW AG, Munich, Germany 1987 Member of the Executive Board of BMW AG 1986 Deputy Board Member 1976 - 1985 Various executive positions with BMW AG 1976 Joined BMW AG as Specialist for Manufacturing Technology

Education 2005 Honorary Professor, Technical University of Munich, Germany 1984 Advanced Management Programme, Harvard Business School, Boston, USA 1972 - 1975 Degree in Economics and Engineering (Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.), Technical University of Munich, Germany 1974 Doctorate-Engineering (Dr.-Ing.), summa cum laude, Metal Physics 1971 - 1974 Scientific Assistant, Institute for Materials and Processing, Technical University of Munich, Germany 1967 - 1971 Degree in Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.), Technical University of Munich, Germany 1967 Baccalaureate

External Supervisory and Administrative Board Activities since 2009 Continental AG, Hannover, Germany (Chairman of the Supervisory Board) since 2012 Holcim Ltd., Jona/Schweiz (Member of the Board of Directors)
Georg Denoke, Chief Financial Officer
Born 1965, in Northeim, Germany Professional Experience since 2004 Linde AG since 2006
Member of the Executive Board, CFO, Employment Director Responsible for the following global and central functions: Capital Expenditure, Financial Control, Group Accounting & Reporting, Group Treasury, Growth & Performance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Procurement, Risk Management, Tax, Insurance Finance/Controlling for the segments EMEA, Americas, Asia/Pacific since 2004 Member of the Operational Board Gases & Engineering / CFO 2001 – 2004 Apollis AG, Munich, investment company of General Atlantic, Greenwich and McKinsey & Company, New York, USA Chief Executive Officer 2000 – 2001 Vodafone Group plc., Newbury, Mannesmann AG, Düsseldorf, Germany Managing Director TeleCommerce & IT, Member of the European Board Vodafone Group 1993 – 2000 Mannesmann AG, Düsseldorf, Germany 1999 Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, Director 1997 Head of Corporate Controlling, Authorized Officer 1986 – 1990 Mannesmann Kienzle GmbH, Villingen, Germany (academic studies, vocational training and internships)

Education 1992 Degree in Information Science, University of Konstanz, Germany 1989 Degree in Business Administration, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Germany
Professor Dr Aldo Belloni, Head of Engineering
Born 1950 in Milan, Italy Professional Experience since 1980 Linde AG since 2000 Member of the Executive Board, Responsible for the Engineering Division, the operating segment EMEA (Europe, Middle Eastern, Africa) and the Global Business Unit Tonnage (on-site) 1994 Member of Executive Management, Linde Engineering Division 1980 - 1993 Various executive positions with The Linde Group 1976 - 1980 Process Engineer, Krebs & Co. GmbH, Berlin, Germany 1974 - 1976 Process Engineer, Oxon Italia SpA, Milan, Italy

Education 2011 Honorary Professor, Low Temperature Process Engineering, TU Dresden 1973 Doctorate - Chemical Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) Research Project: Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium in Hydrocarbons 1968 - 1973 Doctoral studies, Milan Polytechnic Institute Field of Study: Engineering Sciences and Chemistry 1968 Baccalaureate

Other Activities since 2003 Expert, Interministerial Committee for Export Guarantees of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Labor (IMA) since 2002 Board Member, European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) since 2001 Board Member, DECHEMA e.V. (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology)

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