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Ann-Kristin Achleitner Director since 2018
Compensation Committee, Member
Nomination and Governance Committee, Member


Prof. DDr Ann Kristin Achlietner

Prof. DDr Ann-Kristin Achleitner has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Linde AG since 2011. She also serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee of the Linde AG Supervisory Board.

Prof. DDr Ann-Kristin Achleitner began her career with MS Management Service AG in St. Gallen, Switzerland in 1991. In 1992, she began as a university lecturer in Finance and External Auditing at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland. In 1994, she became consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc, in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1995, she became Holder of the Endowed Chair for Banking and Finance and Chair of the Board of the Institute for Financial Management at the European Business School (International University Schloß Reichartshausen) in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. Since 2001, she has served as Holder of Chair for Entrepreneurial Finance and, since 2003, as Scientific Co-Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies at Technical University Munich, Germany.  

Prof. DDr Ann-Kristin Achleitner is a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Börse Aktiengesellschaft in Frankfurt am Main, Germany; a member of the Supervisory Board of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in Munich, Germany; and a member of the Board of Directors of ENGIE SA in Paris la Défense, France.

Prof. DDr Ann-Kristin Achleitner served as a member of the Supervisory Board of Metro AG in Düsseldorf, Germany, until February 2017 and as a member of the Board of Directors of Vontobel Holding AG and Vontobel Bank AG in Zurich, Switzerland.   

Prof. DDr Ann-Kristin Achleitner studied law and business administration at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland and holds degrees and doctorates in both Law and Business Administration.