Andreas Krinninger

Andreas Krinninger has been a member of the Management Board since 2014. Since 2016 he has been responsible for the strategic development of the company in his role as Chief Executive Officer. He is also President of the KION Operations Unit Linde Material Handling EMEA. Before joining Linde, the graduate mechanical engineer held leading positions at various technology companies.

Here is a brief overview of his professional career:

  • Since 2019 Linde Material Handling GmbH, Aschaffenburg
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Since 2016 Linde Material Handling GmbH, Aschaffenburg
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Since 2014 Linde Material Handling GmbH, Aschaffenburg
    Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • 2011 – 2013 KION Group GmbH, Wiesbaden
    Chief Restructuring Officer, reporting to CEO and KION management
  • 2007 – 2011 Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts, London, UK
    Director, KKR Capstone, working for various companies including KION
  • 2005 – 2007 Grohe AG, Hemer
    Chief Supply Chain Officer, Member of the Global Board
  • 2001 – 2005 LSG Sky Chefs, Dallas, USA
    Global Senior Vice President of Product Engineering & Operational Excellence,
    Member of the Supervisory Board: LSG Hygiene Institute, Neu-Isenburg,
    Member of the Supervisory Board: Airest Catering, Vienna
  • 1995–2001 McKinsey & Company, Cologne
    Engagement Manager for the automotive and mechanical engineering sector
  • 1993–1995 MIT Laboratory for Manufacturing & Productivity, Cambridge, USA
    Research Assistant
  • 1991–1993 Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Wiesloch
    Project Engineer

  • Education
    • 1991–1995 Master of Science at MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, USA
      1986–1991 Studied Mechanical Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University and MIT, Cambridge, USA