Saint Paul/Minneapolis, MN (June 22, 2010) – PaR Systems, Inc. announces the appointment of Tony White as Managing Director, Europe to provide senior leadership in the support of their global customers and to accelerate its growth in Europe. PaR's commitment to this growth is demonstrated by the recent opening of their sales office near the Sellafield Nuclear Reprocessing Facility in Cumbria, United Kingdom, and the receipt of a large order for an automated crane system in support of cleanup efforts at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.
Tony joins PaR Systems with significant experience in Vice President and General Management roles and has a proven track record of sales, profit, and market share growth across different industries throughout the world. His experience includes financial, leadership, and general business management positions within Motorola, British Steel, Marconi Underwater Weapons, and most recently an AECOM (formerly Tyco) business involved in large and complex projects. Tony is a dynamic leader with extensive operational experience in Europe, the Middle East, and USA, as well as experience in leading and implementing growth strategies and profit improvement programs. He was recently appointed a Visiting Professor of Organization and Management at Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, UK.
As Managing Director, Europe, Tony will be responsible for establishing PaR Systems' European organization and its infrastructure in order to develop new business that ensures sustained high growth while preserving PaR's excellence in project management, engineering, manufacturing, and service to successfully support customers' goals. PaR is confident that Tony will provide leadership in Europe that is consistent with the company's core values of integrity, honesty, open communications, customer focus, and employee development.
PaR Systems is a leader in providing material handling and automation solutions to improve customer quality, safety and productivity. Since 1961, PaR has specialized in the design, and supply of large scale, as well as small and precise, high-accuracy, robotic and material handling equipment and systems solutions for critical customer applications. Headquartered in Minnesota, PaR Systems serves a broad range of industries including aerospace, defense, food and beverage, hazardous material management, heavy material handling, industrial manufacturing, and life science. For more information on PaR Systems and its companies visit www.par.com.