I have included a portion of the press release that went out today regarding his appointment:
PAR Technology Corporation Announces New Management Appointments
Edwin Soladay Appointed President of Partech, Inc.; Gregory T. Cortese Named Executive Vice President, PAR Technology Corporation
* Tuesday January 6, 2009, 4:18 pm EST
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (NYSE:PTC - News)
PAR Technology Corporation announced today the appointment of A. Edwin Soladay as President of ParTech, Inc., the Company’s largest wholly owned subsidiary and a leading provider of I/T solutions to the hospitality industry. In this role, Mr. Soladay will be responsible for expanding the Company’s restaurant technology business by growing capability in the U.S. and international markets. Mr. Soladay comes to PAR from Fujitsu Transaction Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Fujitsu Transaction Solutions is a “solutions” company focused on the Retail POS market. The solutions include application software, point-of-sale hardware technology, self-service systems and multi-vendor lifecycle services.
Prior to joining Fujitsu, Soladay served as President of CRS Retail Systems, a large software company specializing in POS, back office and business intelligence software for the Retail market. CRS systems are installed in more than 20,000 retail outlets in over 30 countries.
Mr. Soladay brings to PAR extensive experience in the operation of technology companies engaged in the creation, deployment and support of complex solutions comprised of enterprise software, hardware and services.
Mr. Soladay is a native of New Mexico and graduated from St. Michael’s University in Santa Fe with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business. His appointment is effective immediately.
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