Linde appoints new director

Linde has appointed Hugh Grant as its new director. He will be part of the company’s nomination and governance, and human capital committees, the company said.

Grant held the role of chairman, president and CEO of Monsanto Company from 2003 until 2018.

He is a director of mining company Freeport-McMoRan and materials specialist PPG Industries and serves on the boards of biotech companies Invaio Sciences and CIBO Technologies.

"Hugh has been recognized as an exceptional CEO and has an equally distinguished track record as a director,” said Steve Angel, chairman of Linde.