Dr Christian Bruch is Executive Vice President Linde plc and CEO of Linde Engineering.
Since 2019, Dr Bruch has been the speaker of the Executive Board of Linde AG. Between 2015 and 2018 he was the Executive Board Member responsible for the Engineering Division and the Corporate Function Technology & Innovation, and thus 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 Hanover with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He completed a PhD in Thermodynamics at the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich.