Earlier this month, Wilton resident Brian C. Essman was appointed to the position of chief financial officer at BioHiTech Global, Inc.

According to a press release, Essman has more than 20 years of financial management experience. He started as a certified public accountant (CPA) with a role as senior manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and later functioned as chief financial officer for portfolio company Fidelity Capital, the private equity arm of Fidelity Investments.

Essman has held a number of varied executive positions since 1997. Most recently, he was the CEO of Data Communique, a software-as-a-service company.

Essman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting with high honors from Boston College School of Management.

“BioHiTech America has made significant progress in the last year to expand the company’s commercial food waste disposal solutions,” Essman said. “With its products now in more than 300 locations across the globe, as well as its expansion of operations to London and recently becoming a public company, I am excited about being part of this green technology revolution and I look forward to joining this talented team and contributing to the company’s next phase of growth.”

BioHiTech Global, Inc. is a green technology company headquartered in Chestnut Ridge, N.Y., that provides data-driven solutions for food waste removal.