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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wolfgang Reitzle

67 2016 Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Wolfgang Buechele

57 2014 Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer

Michael Diekmann

61 2003 Second Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Hans-Dieter Katte

58 2003 Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Dominik Heger

Head of Investor Relations

Thomas Blades

60 2012 Member of the Executive Board

Christian Bruch

46 2015 Member of the Executive Board

Bernd Eulitz

49 2015 Member of the Executive Board responsible for EMEA Region

Sanjiv Lamba

52 2011 Member of the Executive Board responsible for Asia/Pacific Region

Ann-Kristin Achleitner

50 2011 Member of the Supervisory Board

Clemens Boersig

67 2006 Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

Anke Couturier

60 2012 Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative

Franz Fehrenbach

66 2013 Member of the Supervisory Board

Gernot Hahl

57 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Martin Kimmich

2013 Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative

Victoria Ossadnik

48 2016 Member of the Supervisory Board, Shareholder Representative

Xaver Schmidt

54 2008 Member of the Supervisory Board, Employee Representative

Frank Sonntag

2013 Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative

Biographies

Name Description

Wolfgang Reitzle

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Reitzle is Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Linde Aktiengesellschaft effective May 21, 2016. He was Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer at Linde AG from January 1, 2003 to May 20, 2014. He already has served as Member of the Executive Board since May 2002. Prof. Dr. Reitzle started his career with BMW AG in Munich in 1976, when he joined the company as specialist for manufacturing technology. Later, he held various executive positions before becoming a member of the Executive Board of BMW AG in 1987. From 1999 to 2002, Prof. Dr. Reitzle worked for the Ford Motor Company in the USA as Group Vice President. He holds a Doctorate in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.), and a degree in Economics as well as Engineering from Technische Universitaet Muenchen which he obtained in 1971 and 1975. Prof. Dr. Reitzle is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Continental AG.

Wolfgang Buechele

Dr. Wolfgang Buechele was Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Linde AG from May 20, 2014 to April, 2017. Dr. Buechele is Chief Executive Officer of the Finnish chemical company Kemira since April 2012. From 2009 to 2011, he was CEO of the Hungarian chemical company BorsodChem. Before that he was at BASF for 20 years in various responsible positions. He is responsible for Opportunity & Project Development.

Michael Diekmann

Mr. Michael Diekmann has been Second Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Linde AG since May 27, 2003. Furthermore, he also serves as Member of the Mediation Committee, Standing Committee as well as Nomination Committee of the Company. In addition to his duties at Linde AG, Mr. Diekmann was Chairman of the Management Board at Allianz SE. He is also Chairman of the Board at Allianz Global Investors AG, and serves as Member of the Board at BASF SE, Siemens AG, Allianz Deutschland AG and Allianz S. p. A. Moreover, he is Vice Chairman of the Administrative Board of Allianz France S.A. Mr. Diekmann holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy as well as an LLB in Law from Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen.

Hans-Dieter Katte

Mr. Hans-Dieter Katte is Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Linde AG since May 27, 2003. He also serves as Member of the Mediation Committee, Standing Committee and Audit Committee at the Company. Furthermore, Mr. Katte occupies the position of Chairman of the Works Council of the Engineering Division of Linde AG, Pullach. He is a trained welder and a master coppersmith.

Dominik Heger

Thomas Blades

Mr. Thomas (Tom) Blades has been appointed Member of the Executive Board at Linde AG with effect from April 1, 2012. He is responsible for the Americas segment, for the Global Governance Centres Deliver, Healthcare and Operations, and for the Global Gases Businesses Helium & Rare Gases. Mr. Blades' most recent role was as Chief Executive Officer of the Oil & Gas Division in Siemens AG's Energy Sector. An electrical engineer, Mr. Blades has a international experience in the oil and gases business. He holds Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Christian Bruch

Dr. Christian Bruch has been appointed Member of the Executive Board at Linde Aktiengesellschaft effective January 1, 2015. He is responsible for the Engineering Division and for the Corporate & Support Function Technology & Innovation He holds a doctorate in engineering and he has worked in management roles in Linde's Gases and Engineering Divisions since 2004. His most recent position was on the Management Board of Linde Engineering.

Bernd Eulitz

Mr. Bernd Hugo Eulitz is Member of the Executive Board responsible for EMEA Region of Linde Aktiengesellschaft since January 1, 2015. He is responsible for the Group's gas business. Since he joined the company in 2004, he has assumed various management functions in the Gases Division. Recently, he has been based in Singapore and Responsible for the Europe, Middle East, Africa segment. He is engineering graduate.

Sanjiv Lamba

Mr. Sanjiv Lamba has been Member of the Executive Board responsible for Asia/Pacific Region at Linde AG since March 9, 2011. From 2007 until March 9, 2011, he was Head of Regional Business Unit South & East Asia at Linde Gas Asia Pte. Ltd. Between 2005 and 2006, he served as Managing Director at BOC Gases, PGS (Process Gas Solutions) South & South East Asia. In the years 2001 - 2005, Mr. Lamba was Managing Director at BOC India Ltd., where he was Board Member and Director Finance from 2000 to 2001 and General Manager Finance between 1997 and 2000. Prior to that, he was Corporate Finance Manager at The BOC Group plc from 1994 to 1997 and from 1993 to 1994, he served as Senior Auditor at The BOC Group plc. From 1989 to 1993, he held Finance & Treasury functions at BOC India Limited. Before that, Mr. Lamba was Management Trainee at Lipton India Limited. Mr. Lamba certified as Chartered Accountant at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1989 and graduated from St Xavier’s College, the Calcutta University, as Bachelor of Commerce. Currently, Mr. Lamba serves as Committee Member at Young Presidents' Organization and Member of the Board at Asia Industrial Gases Association. Mr. Lamba has been Member of the Board of Directors at BOC Pakistan Limited since 2005, Member of the Board of Directors of BOC Bangladesh Limited since 2004 and Member of the Board of Directors at BOC India Limited since 2000.

Ann-Kristin Achleitner

Prof. Dr. Ann-Kristin Achleitner has been Member of the Supervisory Board at Linde AG since May 12, 2011. She serves as Member of the Audit Committee at the Company since May 20, 2011. She is Professor at the Technical Universitaet Muenchen. She is Member of the Supervisory Board at METRO AG, as well as Member of the Administrative Board at Vontobel Holding AG and Bank Vontobel AG. Between 1991 and 1992 she was Consultant at MS Management Service AG. Between 1992 and 1994, she was lecturer at HSG. From 1994 to 1995 she acted as Consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc. Between 1995 and 2001 she was holder of the Endowed Chair for Banking and Finance and Chair of the Board of the Institute for Financial Management at EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL (International University Schlodd Reichartshausen), Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. She graduated from Hochschule St. Gallen (HSG) and obtained a Doctorate in Law in 1992.

Clemens Boersig

Dr. Clemens A.H. Boersig has been Independent Member of the Supervisory Board at Linde AG since June 30, 2006. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. In addition to his duties at Linde AG, Dr. Clemens was Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Deutsche Bank AG. Furthermore, he serves as Board Member at Bayer AG as well as Daimler AG. Between 1977 and 1985, he served at Mannesmann Group, Duesseldorf. From 1985 to 1997 he worked for Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart. Between 1997 and 1999 he was active at RWE AG, Essen. From 1999 until 2006 he occupied several positions at Deutsche Bank AG. In 1973 Dr. Boersig obtained a degree in Mathematics as well as Business Administration, and in 1975 a Doctorate degree in Economics from Universitaet Mannheim.

Anke Couturier

Ms. Anke Couturier serves as Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative of Linde AG since December 6, 2012. Since 1985, she serves for Linde Aktiengesellschaft, Head Office, Munich occupying several senior positions including Head of Global Pensions; Deputy Head of Global Pensions; Head of Pensions, Policies and Executive's contracts; Head of Pensions, Head of Head Office Personnel & Training; Head of Unit Pension Scheme, Managing Director “Unterstützungseinrichtung Linde GmbH. Her experience include Spokeswoman for Senior Executives of Linde AG, Head Office, Munich; Member of the Advisory Board BKK Landesverband Hessen; and Alternating Chairwoman of the Administrative Board of BKK Linde in 2008. She has Master Degree in Mathematics (Dipl.-Math.) from Technische Hochschule Darmstadt.

Franz Fehrenbach

Mr. Franz Fehrenbach is Member of the Supervisory Board at Linde AG effective May 29, 2013. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH and Managing Partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG. He is a Member of the Nomination Committee at the Company.

Gernot Hahl

Mr. Gernot Hahl is Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Linde AG. He works for the Gases Division, Linde AG. He also serves as Member of the Mediation Committee, Standing Committee as well as Audit Committee of the Company. Furthermore, Mr. Hahl occupies the position of Chairman of the Worms Works Council at the Gases Division of Linde AG. Between 1979 and 1987 he worked for Deutsche Bahn AG.

Martin Kimmich

Dr. Martin Kimmich is Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Linde AG effective May 29, 2013. He is Second Authorized Representative of IG Metall Munich.

Victoria Ossadnik

Dr. Victoria Ossadnik is Member of the Supervisory Board and Shareholder Representative at Linde AG effective January 7, 2016. She is also Member of the Board of Management of Microsoft Deutschland GmbH.

Xaver Schmidt

Mr. Xaver Schmidt has been Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Linde AG since September 8, 2008. In addition to his duties at the Company, Mr. Schmidt also acts as Trade Union Secretary to the Executive Board of IG Bergbau, Chemie, Energie in Hannover, Germany. He started his career in 1981 at Zollverein Mine. He is Alternate Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitaetsklinikum Bergmannsheil GmbH. He is Member of the Mediation Committee at the Company.

Frank Sonntag

Mr. Frank Sonntag is Member of the Supervisory Board and Employee Representative at Linde AG. He is Chairman of the Dresden Works Council, Engineering Division, Linde AG.

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