Chicago-based BURG Translations, an international company specializing in technical translation services – recently named Angelo Passalacqua as CEO. Passalacqua most recently served as general manager of the company. Having both grown up in the industry and lived in China and the UK, Passalacqua will be responsible for leading the company’s operations internationally.

“We are excited to have a professional with Angelo’s experience and training in business at our helm,” said John Emerzian, Production Manager at BURG Translations, who has nearly 30 years of experience in the translation services industry. “Having come from a large multi-national and running an international organization, Angelo has a solid foundation in managing global growth,” he added.

Before joining BURG Translations, Passalacqua served as a management consultant for the healthcare industry, helping pharmaceutical companies price and valuate potential medication. He has also taught at King’s College London and the North China Institute of Science & Technology. 

Passalacqua is a certified John Maxwell Coach, ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor, Associate at the Higher Education Academy and holds a PhD in biostatistics from King’s College London and BSc in management from Purdue University.  He speaks English and Spanish fluently and maintains basic fluency in Mandarin. In his free time, Passalacqua volunteers with Global Brigades – a charity he co-founded in London – as an executive board member.                   

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