By Ed Frankl
Linde PLC has appointed Sanjiv Lamba to succeed Steve Angel as chief executive, with Mr. Angel taking over from Wolfgang Reitzle as the multinational chemical company's new chairman.
Both appointments are effective March 1, 2022, the company said.
Mr. Lamba, a Linde veteran of more than 30 years, is the company's chief operating officer, having been appointed in October 2020, Linde said.
Mr. Angel has been Linde's CEO since October 2018, the company said. He is the former boss of Praxair, which merged with Linde the same year.
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