LANCASTER, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/09/06 -- The Board of Directors of Herley Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: HRLY), announced today that Lee N. Blatt resigned as Chairman of the Board and director of the Company. The resignation was accepted by the Board at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 8, 2006 with regret and deep appreciation for his forty-one years of service to the Company.
According to the Company's succession plans, the Board of Directors elected Myron Levy to serve as Chairman of the Board, and Adm. Edward K. Walker, (Ret.) as its Vice Chairman, effective immediately.
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 www.herley.com.
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