Adrian Ridge Named Executive Vice President of Operations and Manufacturing for Nikkiso Clean Energy and Industrial Gases Group


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TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (“Group”) of Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries, part of the Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japan) group of companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Ridge as Executive Vice President, Operations and Manufacturing.

Adrian is a seasoned international executive with 30 years of experience at Atlas Copco in a variety of leadership roles ranging from service management, product marketing management, general management and global president of the Service and Prime Equipment divisions. . He is a mechanical engineer and holds an MBA in international business.

Having global responsibilities for over 20 years and being based in the UK, Ireland, Japan, Spain and Belgium, he brings a deep understanding of the challenges the Group will face as it continues to grow its presence. international. In this role, Adrian will lead global operations, leading the presidents and general managers of the group’s business units to further develop and improve their global manufacturing strategy and operational excellence management system. He will also focus on customer experience, supply chain management, quality assurance and support for the Group’s global initiatives.

“Adrian is passionate about developing operations that deliver a ‘superior customer experience’,” according to Peter Wagner, CEO of Nikkiso CE&IG. “He looks forward to joining CE&IG’s mission to provide innovative equipment, technology and services through our global group of companies to help our customers make a difference!” »

He will be based in Belgium and will travel extensively to the Group’s main global operating sites. With this addition, Nikkiso continues its commitment to be both a global and local presence for its customers.

Cryogenic Industries, Inc. (now a member of Nikkiso Co., Ltd.) Member companies manufacture and service cryogenic gas processing equipment (pumps, turboexpanders, heat exchangers, etc.) and processing 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 jointly controlled group of approximately 20 operating entities.

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