Dr Victoria Ossadnik has been appointed to the supervisory board of heat treatment specialist Linde AG, succeeding Klaus-Peter Müller. A doctor of physics, Ossadnik has been on the board of management of Microsoft Deutschland GmbH since 2011, where she is responsible for services. Klaus-Peter Müller, chairman of the supervisory board of Commerzbank AG, stepped down from the Linde AG supervisory board at the end of 2015. Müller had been a member of the supervisory board since May 2003. In the 2014 financial year, the Linde Group generated revenue of €17.047 billion, making it the largest gases and engineering company in the world with approximately 65,500 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. This story uses material from Linde, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.