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KIC Brings on New COO

May 03, 2016

Isidre Rosello.

Isidre Rosello.

KIC today announced that it has hired Isidre Rosello. Reporting directly to the company’s president, Rosello will plan and direct KIC’s operations, new product and services development, company objectives, initiatives, and drive the company’s financial and operational goals.

Rosello has helped Fortune 500 companies such as HP and Kodak manage and grow businesses. He was vice president and general manager of HP’s Indigo Division. Prior to that, he contributed to building HP’s global digital imaging leadership. He managed sales, marketing, R&D, operations, finance and HR. Rosello contributed to Kodak as president of the Digital Printing Solutions Group and later was elected as a corporate vice president by the Board of Directors. Prior to joining KIC, Rosello provided engineering services into technology markets, from venture funded companies to established corporations.

We are pleased that Isidre is joining the KIC team, and we look forward to continued momentum for KIC’s Thermal Management Products and Services,” commented Bjorn Dahle, President of KIC. “Isidre’s experience will help us commercialize KIC’s innovative thermal profiling and automatic systems technology, and lead the adoption of software and services in the wake of factory automation, providing value to our clients with traceability, productivity, business intelligence and recipe services.”

Mr. Rosello holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, granted a Fulbright scholarship; a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona. Also, he completed an Executive Management Program from IESE-Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

For more information about KIC, visit www.kicthermal.com.


Based in San Diego, KIC is the industry leader in automated thermal process tools and systems for reflow, wave, curing and semiconductor thermal processes. The company pioneered the development of oven profilers and process optimization tools, and then worked to create the next generation of thermal systems to help manufacturers improve the thermal process quality while reducing cost.

KIC products include the KIC K2, X5, KICstart2, ProBot, 24/7 Wave and the KIC RPI. With the introduction of cutting edge tools, the company continues to stay on the leading edge of process optimization and automatic thermal process systems, and has won numerous industry awards.

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