John van der Velden leads Global Sales & Technology at Linde Engineering.
He joined Linde in 2015 as a Managing Director Linde Engineering. Before joining us, John van der Velden held various business development roles at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company in the Netherlands and the U.S., most recently as Vice President Business Development.
He started his professional career at Unilever in the field of research and development and went on to work for Elsag Bailey Hartmann & Braun in various engineering positions. He also served many years in diverse sales and business unit management positions for ABB B.V.
John van der Velden holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Technology from the University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands and an MBA from the University of Phoenix, USA.