At the Annual General Meeting of Linde AG held yesterday, the shareholder representatives were elected in rotation for the new Supervisory Board.

At the constitutive meeting of the Supervisory Board held immediately after the AGM, the members of the new Supervisory Board confirmed Dr. Manfred Schneider as their Chairman. Dr. Schneider has been a member of Linde AG’s Supervisory Board since 29 May 2001 and has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 27 May 2003.

Franz Fehrenbach was elected as a new shareholder representative on the Supervisory Board. Matthew F. C. Miau, Taiwan, retired from the Linde AG Supervisory Board.

Linde AG’s newly-elected Supervisory Board for the term of office ending in 2018:

Shareholder representatives:

Professor Dr Ann-Kristin Achleitner, Munich, 
Professor at the Technical University Munich (TUM)

Dr. Clemens Börsig, Frankfurt am Main, 
Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG

Michael Diekmann, Munich, 
Second Deputy Chairman of the Linde AG Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE

Franz Fehrenbach, Gerlingen, 
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH and Managing Partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG

Klaus-Peter Müller, Frankfurt am Main, 
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Commerzbank AG

Dr. Manfred Schneider, Cologne, 
Chairman of the Linde AG Supervisory Board 
Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG


Employee representatives

Anke Couturier, Oberursel,
Head of Global Pensions, Linde AG

Gernot Hahl, Worms, 
Chairman of the Worms Works Council, Gases Division, Linde AG

Hans-Dieter Katte, Munich,
Deputy Chairman of the Linde AG Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Pullach Works Council, Engineering Division, Linde AG

Dr. Martin Kimmich, Munich,
Second Authorised Representative of IG Metall Munich

Xaver Schmidt, Binnen
Secretary to the Executive Board of IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie Hannover

Frank Sonntag, Dresden
Chairman of the Works Council of Linde Engineering Dresden GmbH