Houston, Texas, January 17, 2017 - Linde Engineering North America (LENA) has appointed Jason Cooper as President and CEO.
Mr. Cooper has 22 years of experience at the domestic and international level in both owner/operator and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) corporate environments. He has been with the Linde Group since 2008.
“We are pleased to name Jason Cooper as LENA’s President and CEO,” said Dr. Christian Bruch, Linde Group Executive Board. “Jason has demonstrated clear results for Linde in numerous areas of the company and in several areas of our international footprint. We look forward to the executive leadership he will bring to LENA as the company explores growth opportunities. I would also like to thank Steve Bertone for his long-time dedication to Linde and his valuable contributions throughout his more than 33 years with the company.”
Mr. Cooper began his tenure with Linde eight years ago as a Business Unit Manager responsible for Hydrogen and Synthesis Gas. He later assumed roles including Vice President of Project Management and Construction and most recently served as Managing Director of the company’s southeast Asia region.
“I see great opportunities for LENA’s future,” said Cooper. “We have a very talented team that have achieved some wonderful things over the years. Certainly there are opportunities and some challenges in the road ahead, but I know our employees at every level are committed to generating value for our customers. We will continue to push for strong collaboration with customers and partners, driving for innovative solutions and delivering successful projects.”
Cooper will work primarily from LENA’s Houston office and will maintain ongoing presence throughout the company’s geographic footprint.
About Linde Engineering North America Inc.
Linde Engineering North America (LENA) is a member of the Linde Engineering Division of The Linde Group, a world leading gases and engineering company. LENA is a single-source technology, engineering, procurement and construction firm that is focused on providing innovative solutions to customers. Areas of expertise include gas processing, refining, liquefied natural gas (LNG), deep cryogenics, synthesis gas, air separation, and petrochemical plants as well as fired process equipment. For more information, see Linde Engineering North America Inc. online at http://www.leamericas.com.
About The Linde Group
In the 2015 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of USD 19.7 bn (EUR 17.944 bn), making it one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, with approximately 65,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable 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. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
For more information, see The Linde Group online at www.linde.com
Leslie Agee, PHR