Linde North America is a member of The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company.
Arenz will be responsible for improving safety performance in Linde North America and for continuing Linde’s certification under the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® program, a globally recognized management system aimed at helping companies improve performance in safety, health, environment and security. Arenz will be based at the company’s North American headquarters in Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Pat Murphy, president of Linde North America, said, “Our SHEQ programs are designed to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our employees, customers, neighbors and partners. Warren’s experience and leadership qualities will help Linde accomplish these goals.”
Arenz joined Linde in 2001 as a plant manager in Dallas, Texas. Since then he has held various positions of increasing responsibility, including regional operations manager for the packaged gas business. Prior to his new position, he was U.S. operations manager for Linde’s packaged electronic gases business as well as Linde’s bulk and on-site electronic gases operations. Before joining Linde, Warren was operations, maintenance and quality manager for General Motors.
Arenz holds a Bachelors degree in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
The Linde Group is a world leading gases and engineering company with more than 50,000 employees working in around 100 countries worldwide. In the 2007 financial year it achieved sales of EUR 12.3 billion (USD 18.7 billion). The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards earnings-based and sustainable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services.
Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. Linde is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development. For more information, see The Linde Group web site at www.linde.com.
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