Thermal processing equipment specialist BTU International has selected Peter Tallian to serve in its newly minted chief operating officer position, effective immediately.
Tallian, BTU’s principal financial officer, will work dually in both roles, reporting to the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul van de Wansem. Tallian joined BTU in 2009 as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), having previously worked as CFO with Energy Systems. His previous employment saw him as Chief Accounting Officer at Northern Power Systems and as the Senior Vice President, CFO and treasurer at Transwitch. He began with his career in finance with various roles at IBM.
Tallian graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s in economics and received his MBA from the University of Chicago.