Mark Wrightsman has served as PaR president and chief executive officer since 1999. Prior to joining PaR, he led five other very technical businesses, including two global businesses of more than $300 million in annual revenues. Mr. Wrightsman began his career at General Electric and served there in various engineering, product management, account management and business leadership assignments. Before joining PaR, he led Unisys Corporation's 1,500-person European organization of finance, human resources, legal, procurement, information systems and facilities shared services, and previously also led a business for SPX Corporation. In addition to serving on various volunteer boards, Mr. Wrightsman currently serves on the board of Vital Simulations, a high technology training company focused in the Life Sciences/Medical markets.