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Rosario Ochoa Named General Manager of Nikkiso ACD for Nikkiso Clean Energy and Industrial Gases Group

Temecula, CA, January 23, 2023 – Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries’ Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group
(“Group”), a part of the Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japan) group of companies, is pleased to announce that Rosario
Ochoa has joined the Group as General Manager of Nikkiso ACD, effective January 16, 2023.
Rosie brings with her over 15 years of experience in production, lean manufacturing, sustaining engineering,
new product development, environmental health and safety as well as quality compliance to standards such as
ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO/TS1949. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Engineering from
Mexicali Institute of Technology, Mexico, and a certified ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor from AQS Management
Systems, Inc. She has a strong background in manufacturing operations, quality and six sigma, engineering,
organizational excellence and cultural transformation.
Nikkiso ACD, Santa Ana, California, along with Nikkiso Cryo (Las Vegas) is part of the Group’s Cryogenic
Pumps Unit. As General Manager, Rosie will drive operational excellence throughout the Cryogenic Pumps
Unit as well as the entire organization leading the cross functional teams to improve speed and efficiency
across the business. She will report to Jim Estes, Executive Director Nikkiso ACD.
“Rosie brings a broad range of skills and experience to the position. With her leadership, I am confident ACD
will continue to grow and meet our customers demand for the best quality and reliability of cryogenic pumps,”
according to Jim Estes, Executive Director Nikkiso ACD. “Rosie’s role further supports our mission to provide
innovative equipment, technologies and services through our global group of companies to help our customers
to make a difference.”
Rosie is also a member of the Vistage organization: the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory
organization for business leaders.
Cryogenic Industries, Inc. (now a member of Nikkiso Co., Ltd.) member companies manufacture, and service
engineered cryogenic gas processing equipment (pumps, turboexpanders, heat exchangers, etc.), and process
plants for Industrial Gases, Natural gas Liquefaction (LNG), Hydrogen Liquefaction (LH2) and Organic Rankine
Cycle for Waste Heat Recovery. Founded over 50 years ago, Cryogenic Industries is the parent company of
ACD, Nikkiso Cryo, Nikkiso Integrated Cryogenic Solutions, Cosmodyne and Cryoquip and a commonly
controlled group of approximately 20 operating entities.
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