Ed Cordiano named program manager, bakery & prepared foods.

Ed Cordiano was named Program Manager, Bakery & Prepared Foods for the Food & Beverage group of Linde North America (www.lindeus.com), where he leads the development of new solutions-based technologies and promotional programs serving industrial and wholesale bakeries and manufacturers of prepared foods.

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

Cordiano brings more than 15 years of experience to his post in roles spanning marketing, solutions selling and applications engineering – including 10 years in the industrial gas business serving the food industry at both Linde and Airgas. Among previous positions at Linde, he managed the MAP business segment for six years, and led the solutions-based sales efforts in the Ohio Valley and Midwest region.

In 2008, Cordiano earned an M.B.A. from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management (Chicago, IL). He also holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH). He is based at Linde’s headquarters in Murray Hill, NJ.