The LGL Group, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LGL) (the “Company”) today announced that Michael Ferrantino, Sr., has been appointed as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The LGL Group, Inc.
Following the Company’s announcement on May 21, 2014, of Mr. Ferrantino’s appointment as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company and its subsidiary, MtronPTI, the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Ferrantino to serve as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, further solidifying his role in managing the businesses towards profitable growth. LaDuane Clifton, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, said, “Michael’s industry knowledge and experience has immediately benefited LGL, both as a driving force behind acquisitions, such as the recent Trilithic filter asset purchase, as well as through our efforts to rationalize operations. Our team is pleased to have the opportunity to work with him as he reorients the business on a path of profitable growth coupled with manufacturing excellence.”
Marc Gabelli, the Company’s Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, said, “The Board of Directors is pleased that Michael has accepted this additional responsibility as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LGL, bringing his experience in frequency control, RF/microwave and integrated assemblies to the Company at this transitional moment. I have every confidence in his operational leadership as MtronPTI seeks to reinvigorate its technology position and create long-term growth in shareholder value.”
About The LGL Group, Inc.The LGL Group, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary MtronPTI, manufactures and markets highly-engineered electronic components used to control the frequency or timing of signals in electronic circuits. These components provide low noise and base accuracy for lab instruments, ensure reliability and security in aerospace and defense communications, and synchronize data transfers throughout the wireless and Internet infrastructure. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the Company has additional design and manufacturing facilities in Yankton, South Dakota and Noida, India, with local sales offices in Sacramento, California, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Hong Kong and Shanghai, China.