As of 1st January 2012, Marco Pellegrino has become the new Managing Director of ASCO Carbon Dioxide Ltd.

Outgoing managing director Wolfgang Pöschl, who had managed ASCO since 2007 in addition to Messer Schweiz (Switzerland) AG, has accepted a new position and challenge to become Managing Director of Messer Austria.

As of 1st January he has passed on the ASCO baton to Pellegrino, who has also become a member of the board of ASCO.

Pellegrino, 42, has been with ASCO for 18 years, during which time he set-up and directed the ASCOJET dry ice blasting technology to the point where it is now considered a leader in this market worldwide.

Since 2010 he has been ASCO’s Director of Sales & Marketing, focusing his attention on the complete product range of ASCO including CO2 production plants and CO2 recovery plants.

“I am joined with ASCO, its CO2 products and applications for many years now and have already put lots of passion into this company,” Pellegrino said. “I really look forward to accept this new challenge together with the complete ASCO crew.”