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chemicals executive

Wolfgang Reitzle, German chemicals executive. Recipient Bavarian Earnings/Svc. medal, Prime Minister, Free State of Bavaria, 2007.


Reitzle, Wolfgang was born on March 7, 1949 in Ulm, Germany.


Degree in Engineering, Technology University Munich, 1971. Doctor in Metal Physics summa cum laude, Technology University Munich, 1974. Degree in Economic and Engineering, Technology University Munich, 1975.


Scientific assistant Institute Materials and Processing, Technology University Munich, 1971—1974. Various executive positions Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, 1976—1985, deputy board member, 1986—1987, member executive board, 1987—1993, chairman executive board, 1993—1999. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Premier Automotive Group, 1999—2002.

Member executive board Linde Group, 2002, chairman executive board, Chief Executive Officer, since 2003.


Married Nina Ruge, 2001. 2 children.

Nina Ruge