Telgian appoints new Vice President of Finance/Controller

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Telgian Fire Safety has announced the appointment of Kirk Unterseeas Vice President of Finance / Controller. In this position, Untersee will be responsible for overseeing financial reporting, preparing operating budgets and performing essential financial duties related to both payroll and operations.

Untersee is an accounting professional who possesses extensive experience in all aspects of finance and accounting for the manufacturing, service and construction industries. His skills include the creation of annual operating plans and forecasts, as well as the monitoring of actuals vs. forecasts.

In addition, his prior experience as a Plant Manager will provide a unique perspective, as well as a deeper understanding, of the essential connection between finance and operations.

Untersee earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in business administration from Illinois State University.

Telgian President Chris Higgins commented on the appointment: “A dynamic and effective leader, Kirk’s 30+ years of financial experience, combined with exceptional business acumen, will be an invaluable asset to Telgian Fire Safety.

“His proven track record and strong background in financial reporting, planning and analysis are essential as we plan for the future growth of the company.”  

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