July 18, 2023

Jeff Barnhard Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Lincare

Author: Jessica Fox

CEO Barnhard
Our parent company Linde has announced Mr. Jeff Barnhard as the new Chief Executive Officer of Lincare Holdings Inc. (Lincare), Linde’s respiratory supply business in the US, based in Clearwater, Florida.

Jeff joined Linde in 1991 as a process engineer and was given increasing responsibilities in engineering, business re-engineering and marketing before being named Vice President of Homecare’s West Region in 2001. In 2005, he was named Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Praxair Healthcare Services (PHS) and was later appointed PHS President in 2010 following an assignment as PHS Vice President of Operations.

In 2011, Jeff was promoted to Vice President of Integrated Businesses & Services, responsible for integrating Praxair’s US Industrial Gases (USIG) business and Praxair Distribution, Inc. Jeff began overseeing the merchant and on-site business in the Eastern US as region Vice President for USIG in 2013 and was then appointed Vice President of Sales & Business Management in 2015. Since 2019, Jeff has been responsible for the Southern US HYCO, On-Site and Merchant businesses.

Commenting on the appointment, Sanjiv Lamba, Linde CEO said “Jeff brings deep knowledge of the US homecare market, as well as Linde’s business in general, to this new role. Under his capable leadership, I am confident that Lincare will continue to move forward with its strategy of profitable growth, leveraging digital solutions & AI to deliver high quality patient care to nearly 2 million US patients.”

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Mr. Jeff Barnhard as he assumes this important leadership role at Lincare Holdings Inc. We are confident that his vision and expertise will contribute significantly to our continued success.

About Lincare
Lincare’s mission is to set the standard for excellence, transforming the way respiratory care is delivered in the home. With a forwarding looking focus on technology and innovation, Lincare is committed to delivering the highest level of care to patients across the United States.

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