[caption id="attachment_485368" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alan Petelinsek[/caption] Sussex-based Power Test, a dynamometer and test system manufacturer, has named Jim Miller as chief executive officer. Miller replaces Alan Petelinsek, who will remain active with the company as an investor and advisor. "Jim Miller is a strong, proven leader who will bring world class experience to Power Test," said Petelinsek. "We welcome Jim and look forward to working closely with him." Miller has over 30 years of leadership experience in industrial technology and manufacturing organizations. Most recently, he was the executive vice president of operations and plasma at Hypertherm Associates, a manufacturer of advanced cutting and gouging products, including integrated plasma, waterjet and, laser-cutting systems. "Our focus is customer satisfaction, employee impact, and business transformation; Jim's impressive track record and experience will greatly benefit Power Test and our key stakeholders," said Joel Stanwood, partner at Dallas-based StoneTree Investment Partners, which acquired Power Test in April. Miller earned his bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Northwestern University in 1991 and an MBA from Wake Forest University in 2001. He is also a graduate of the Baldridge Executive Fellows Program.
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