Dr. Christian Bruch is Executive Vice President Linde plc and CEO of Linde Engineering.
Between 2015 and 2018, Dr. Bruch served on the Executive Board of Linde AG. He was responsible for the Engineering Division and the Corporate Function Technology & Innovation and thus also for Digitalization.
In 2013, he was named to the Board of Directors of the Linde Engineering Division. Dr. Bruch moved from Linde’s Gases Division to the Engineering Division in 2009, after being appointed as a General Manager of the Air Separation Plants product line. Between 2004 and 2009, Dr. Bruch held several Management positions at Linde’s Gases Division. Prior to joining Linde, he worked for the electric utility company RWE Group between 2000 and 2004. Dr. Christian Bruch graduated from the University of Hannover with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He completed a PhD in Thermodynamics at the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH)
Zurich. Dr. Christian Bruch is a member of the Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG, Austria.
Linde is a leading industrial gases and engineering company with 2018 pro forma sales of USD 28 billion (EUR 24 billion). The company employs approximately 80,000 people globally and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Linde delivers innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers and creates long-term value for all stakeholders. The company is making our world more productive by providing products, technologies and services that help customers improve their economic and environmental performance in a connected world. For more information about the company, please visit www.linde.com.