Mujica Assumes Role as ISO Secretary-General

| Switzerland, Geneva

Sergio Mujica ISO Sec GenMr Sergio Mujica has taken up his appointment as new Secretary-General (CEO) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), having spent 7 years at the World Custom’s Organization (WCO) as Deputy Secretary-General. As an organization in liaison with ISO, NGV Global welcomes Mr Mujica and looks forward to furthering the safe adoption of methane-powered transportation under his leadership.

The WCO aims to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Custom’s administrations worldwide, and within this role Mr Mujica was responsible for the design and implementation of the WCO’s strategic plan. This included simplification, harmonization and standardization of custom’s procedures in addition to capacity building initiatives aimed at the WCO members. This gave him significant experience in an international setting, building consensus within a large membership-based organization.

Prior to working at the World Customs Organization, Mr Mujica spent 15 years working for the Government of Chile with the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and as the Director General of Chile Customs. A Chilean national, he has a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and a Master’s degree in International Law from the American University in Washington DC.

“On behalf of the ISO family, I would like to congratulate Mr Sergio Mujica on his appointment as ISO Secretary-General and I look forward to working with him in the future,” said ISO President Dr Zhang Xioagang at the time of the appointment..

Mr Mujica takes over from Mr Kevin McKinley, who has been Acting Secretary-General of ISO since August 2015, after spending 12 years as Deputy Secretary-General.


ISO ( is an independent, non-governmental organization made up of members from the national standards bodies of 163 countries. Its members play a vital role in how it operate, meeting once a year for a General Assembly that decides our strategic objectives. The Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, coordinates the system and runs day-to-day operations, overseen by the Secretary General.

Source: ISO

NGV Global has been appointed by ISO as an organisation in liaison, a position it has held for several years. NGV Global works with ISO and its members and other organisations for the improved safety and implementation of standards pertaining to all aspects of the natural gas for transportation industry. This includes respected leadership roles on several working groups/committees. 

NGV Global welcomes inquiries about any matter pertaining to land and water forms of transportation and technology that use or intend to adopt natural gas (CNG, LNG) or renewable natural gas (RNG) as a cleaner source of energy. Direct your communication to Diego Goldin, Executive Director at [email protected].

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