Sanjiv Lamba is appointed by Linde as Chief Operating Officer
Linde Plc announced that its Board of Directors assigned Mr. Sanjiv Lamba as their new Chief Operating Officer with effect from January 1st, 2021. As per the new role he will be responsible for the regional operating segments of the EMEA, Americas and APAC. Mr. Sanjiv Lamba will also be responsible for Lincare, Linde Engineering and other global functions, businesses and initiatives. He will directly be reporting to Linde Plc’s Chief Operating Officer Mr. Steve Angel and will be relocating to Danbury, CT.
Commenting on today’s announcement, Steve Angel said “Today’s announcement is a reflection of the confidence I and the Board have in Sanjiv’s ability to continue to drive Linde’s performance by leveraging digitalization initiatives across every aspect of our business and capitalizing on opportunities for future growth including healthcare, electronics, and clean energy. Please join me in congratulating Sanjiv on his new and important role”.
Mr. Sanjiv Lamba is a Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) by profession and has pursued his graduation from St. Xaviers College, Calcutta University, India. He started his career in the 1989 with BOC India in Finance and later appointed as the Director of Finance. And, then in the 2001 he was appointed as the Managing Director of BOC’s India Business. He has given his 31 years of service to Linde Plc. During this period of service Lamba has served various roles and responsibilities comprising of EVP APAC, Head of Regional Business units – South & South East Asia and several financial roles.
Linde is one of the leading global industrial gases and engineering company with a sales of $28 billion (€25 billion) in the year 2019. The company provides high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making people more successful and helping them to sustain and protect the planet. The company serves various end markets such as food & beverage, electronics, chemicals & refining, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals.
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