SOURCE: Herley Industries, Inc.

June 12, 2006 09:52 ET

Kevin J. Purcell, CPA Is Named Herley's Chief Financial Officer

LANCASTER, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 12, 2006 -- John M. Kelley, President of Herley Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: HRLY), announced today that Herley's Board of Directors has appointed Kevin J. Purcell as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Company.

John M. Kelley, Herley's President, commented, "We are very pleased to welcome Kevin Purcell to Herley. We believe that his financial expertise and experience in the defense industry will make him a valuable addition to the Herley team."

Mr. Purcell was previously Vice President Finance, Contracts and Compliance for Smiths Aerospace LLC, Customer Services Americas. He has over 15 years of experience as a senior financial executive in a variety of positions including Vice President and CFO, Controller and Director. His responsibilities have included financial and contract management of domestic and international operations in both public and private companies, most of which conducted business with federal, state or local governments. Previously, he spent a number of years in the Government Contractor Advisory Services group of KPMG where he was responsible for the development and management of the practice in the Northeast.

He received his B.B.A. degree in financial accounting from Iona College and his M.B.A. degree from Pepperdine University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Management Accountant, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Management Accountants, the National Contract Management Association, the MAPI Government Contracts Council and the Financial Executives International Committee on Government Business.

Herley Industries, Inc. is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of microwave technology solutions for the defense, aerospace and medical industries worldwide. Based in Lancaster, PA, Herley has nine locations and over a thousand employees worldwide. Additional information about the company can be found on the Internet at

Contact Information

  • For information at Herley contact:
    Peg Guzzetti
    Investor Relations
    Tel: (717) 735-8117