Versar, Inc. (NYSE Amex: VSR) announced that J. Joseph Tyler has been elected Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Initiatives. He will report directly to Versar’s CEO, Tony Otten. As Director of Corporate Initiatives, Mr. Tyler will develop strategic initiatives, identify new business opportunities, and provide input to corporate leadership on ways to grow and improve Versar’s overall performance and shareholder value.
Mr. Tyler has a distinguished career in support of our nation as a member of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). His career has carried him to projects and positions through out the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East. Mr. Tyler has been a member of the USACE Senior Executive Service since 1998 and most recently served as the Director, Directorate Military Programs, USACE.
Mr. Tyler has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a Master of Arts in Public Administration from the University of Virginia. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Virginia as well as a graduate of the Department of Army, Engineer and Scientist Executive Development Program.
“Joe Tyler’s experience and leadership will be instrumental in broadening our Federal Programs and integrating our strategic planning, communications, and business development into a Corporate Initiatives Program,” said Versar’s CEO, Tony Otten. “The Corporate Initiatives function will include crossing over business units to leverage the strengths of the Company, focusing on client satisfaction and financial performance. His efforts will lead to significant organic growth in all our businesses.”VERSAR, INC., headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a publicly held international professional services firm supporting government and industry in national defense/homeland defense programs, environmental health and safety and infrastructure revitalization. VERSAR operates a number of web sites, including the corporate Web sites, http://www.versar.com, http://www.homelanddefense.com, http://www.geomet.com; http://www.viap.com; http://www.dtaps.com; and www.ppsgb.com. This press release contains forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described herein and in Versar’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended June 26, 2009. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Versar does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.