FRANKFURT, June 20 German industrial gases
producer Linde has shortlisted possible successors to
Chief Executive Wolfgang Reitzle, German paper Die Welt said in
its Thursday edition, citing people close to the company.
Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted and BASF
deputy chief executive Martin Brudermueller are among those in
the running, Die Welt said.
A decision on succession is not expected before November,
the paper said. Reitzle's contract runs out in May 2014, the
Linde, Henkel, BASF were not immediately available for
(Reporting by Edward Taylor; Editing by Mark Potter)