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Hydrogen Council names Linde CEO as co-chair
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The Hydrogen Council appointed Sanjiv Lamba, Linde CEO, as incoming Co-Chair, joining Yoshinori Kanehana, Chairman of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. The Hydrogen Council aims to have joint leadership through Co-Chairs from different sectors and regions.

Linde is one of the founding members of the Hydrogen Council. The company was one of the first to advocate for the use of hydrogen as part of the solution to tackle climate change and today is at the forefront of the transition to clean hydrogen and clean energy.

Linde is developing clean hydrogen projects across a range of applications and industries and growing its established hydrogen business along the entire value chain.

Sanjiv Lamba. Photo: The hydrogen Council

“Hydrogen plays a critical role in the transition to a low-carbon economy and will require a significant commitment to scale up across the entire value chain. The Hydrogen Council, as a CEO-led organization, is uniquely positioned to provide leadership in this journey. I am delighted to be appointed as a Co-Chair and look forward to serving alongside other hydrogen leaders at this pivotal time for our world,” said Sanjiv Lamba, CEO of Linde plc and Co-Chair of the Hydrogen Council.

“Leaders with vision from both the public and private sectors are needed to build a new energy system, which incorporates hydrogen, electrification and renewable energy sources. The Hydrogen Council is well equipped to make this kind of contribution through the leadership of its CEO members. I’m looking forward to working with Sanjiv who is just such a leader,” comments Yoshinori Kanehana, Chairman of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Co-Chair of the Hydrogen Council.

The Hydrogen Council is a global CEO-led initiative that brings together companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the clean energy transition. The Council understands that hydrogen has a key role to play in reaching global decarbonization goals by helping to diversify energy sources worldwide, to foster business and technological innovation as drivers for long-term economic growth, and to decarbonize especially hard-to-abate industrial sectors.

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