Linde AG Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Reitzle

Linde AG Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Reitzle

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Linde AG Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Reitzle has completed $21.8 billion in takeovers at Linde, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, including the acquisition of BOC and last year’s $3.8 billion purchase of respiratory-therapy provider Lincare Holdings Inc.