Aug 25, 2017: AAR, a global leader in the aviation aftermarket sector, has named Mark Parry as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for AAR Landing Gear Services. Parry previously served AAR as director of business development and strategy for landing gear, wheel and brake MRO sales worldwide since 2011.
Parry began his career in the aerospace industry nearly 30 years ago as a trainee with Rolls-Royce in the United Kingdom. His tenure included work as a design and verification engineer on gas turbine engines for military aircraft and as a project design engineer in charge of integrating A380 landing gear structure and systems. In 2004, Parry worked for Goodrich Landing Gear (now part of United Technologies Aerospace Systems) in Canada. He held various positions with increasing responsibilities in program management and engineering working on new development programs.
Parry holds a bachelor of mechanical engineering degree from the University of West of England, and is listed as a chartered engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.