Linde plc’s Board of Directors has appointed Sanjiv Lamba to Chief Operating Officer, effective 1st January, 2021.
Lamba will be responsible for the regional operating segments of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA, as well as Linde Engineering, Lincare, and certain global functions, initiatives and businesses.
Lamba will report directly to Linde CEO Steve Angel and will be based in Danbury, Connecticut, US.
Lamba has served in several roles including EVP APAC, Head of Regional Business units - South & South East Asia and various financial roles during his 31 years with the industrial gas giant.
Angel said, “Today’s announcement is a reflection of the confidence I and the Board have in Sanjiv’s ability to continue to drive Linde’s performance by leveraging digitalisation initiatives across every aspect of our business and capitalising on opportunities for future growth including healthcare, electronics, and clean energy. Please join me in congratulating Sanjiv on his new and important role.”