Dr Victoria Ossadnik (47) has been appointed to the Linde AG Supervisory Board, succeeding Klaus-Peter Müller (71).

Ossadnik, a doctor of physics, has been on the Board of Management of Microsoft Deutchsland GmbH since 2011, where she is responsible for Services.

Müller, who had been a member of the Supervisory Board since May 2003, stepped down at the end of 2015.

This follows the appointment of Dr Wolfgang Büchele as designated CEO and member of the Executive Board in 2014, after he succeeded previous CEO Prof. Dr Wolfgang Reitzle.