Erik Fihlman, Linde LLCLinde LLC, Murray Hill, NJ, has named Erik Fihlman program manager, bakery, prepared foods and seafood, for its food and beverage group. He will lead the commercialization of new solutions-based technologies and marketing programs serving industrial and wholesale bakeries and prepared foods and seafood processors.

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. He is based at the company’s headquarters in Murray Hill.

Linde offers a range of cryogenic solutions for chilling/freezing operations and modified-atmosphere packaging (MAP).