Joerg Linsenmaier named President and CEO of Linde Engineering North America

May 26, 2015, 12:00 ET from Linde Engineering North America

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linde Engineering Board of Directors has appointed Joerg Linsenmaier President and CEO of Linde Engineering North America Inc. (LENA).

Mr. Linsenmaier has most recently held the position of Executive Vice President, Central Project Execution at Linde Engineering, headquartered in Pullach near Munich, Germany.  He will continue as Executive Sponsor of several large engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) projects currently in execution in the United States.

Steve Bertone, a member of the Board of Directors, commented, "Joerg's 26 year tenure within the Linde organization across a broad range of disciplines, plus his proven leadership skills, ability to manage complex projects profitably and on schedule, and experience in the U.S., makes him a good fit for LENA.  With my colleagues on the Linde Engineering board, I have great confidence in his ability to lead the company."

"It is a great honor to provide my leadership to LENA.  There are many opportunities in the U.S. market for Linde.  We will endeavour to increase our market share and to provide our reliable engineering, procurement, and construction services to our clients," said Mr. Linsenmaier.

Mr. Linsenmaier joined Linde in 1988.  From April 1988 to January 2001, he had various assignments in project engineering and project management in Germany and the U.S.  From January 2001 to December 2003, he was Department Manager, Static Equipment and Package Units. 

He was Project Director from January 2004 to August 2005, executing a major ethylene plant revamp and reconstruction project in South Africa.  He went on to serve in a number of executive roles:  Vice President of Sales and Project Execution at Selas-Linde GmbH in Pullach; Vice President of Chemical and Gas Plants at Linde Engineering in Dresden, Germany; and Managing Director at the Dresden location.

Mr. Linsenmaier holds a Dipl.-Ing (Master of Science) in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich.

About Linde Engineering North America Inc.

Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, Linde Engineering North America Inc. (LENA) is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company. LENA delivers technology, engineering, procurement, and construction for synthesis gas, air separation, and petrochemical plants.  The Company also engineers and supplies its Selas Fluid Processing brand refinery and petrochemical fired equipment.   LENA's Houston location houses its petrochemical and revamp services groups.  The Hydro-Chem division, located in Holly Springs, GA, engineers and fabricates modular hydrogen plants.

About The Linde Group

In the 2014 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of USD 17.9 bn (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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