Donald Foley, a 35-year government technology market veteran and an independent member on PAR Technology‘s (NYSE: PAR) board of directors, has been named president and CEO of the New York-based contractor.
Foley said Thursday he aims to execute a strategy for PAR to grow its portfolio of cloud offerings and build on the company’s initiatives under the leadership of former CEO Karen Sammon.
He previously served as a member of the audit, compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees of the company’s board.
PAR’s government segment offers computer-based system design, engineering and technical services to federal civilian and defense agencies.
He worked as president of SAIC’s research and intelligence group from 1991 to 2005 and a corporate executive vice president from 2005 to 2011.
He also served as a board member at SAIC from 2002 to 2007.