Erik Fihlman was named Program Manager, Bakery, Prepared Foods and Seafood, for the food and beverage group of Linde LLC, where he leads the commercialization of new solutions-based technologies and marketing programs serving industrial and wholesale bakeries and processors of prepared foods and seafood.

Linde offers a range of cryogenic solutions for chilling/freezing operations and modified-atmosphere packaging (MAP) that improve throughput, production efficiencies and product quality.

Fihlman brings 10 years of experience to his post in roles spanning field engineering, project management and solutions selling. Among previous positions at Linde, he was responsible for food freezing and chilling applications, technical sales, and food industry segment growth for Linde’s Eastern U.S. and Midwest regions.

Before joining Linde, he served eight years as a pilot in the U.S. Navy. Fihlman is a 1999 graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy where he earned a B.S. in Marine Engineering. He is based at Linde’s headquarters in Murray Hill, NJ.

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