SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 21, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Jerry (Bart) Graham has joined Aerojet as an executive director of Advanced Programs in the Business Development department.

Graham will be responsible for creating and developing opportunities for Aerojet as part of the company’s initiative to expand its footprint in Huntsville, Ala. He will be located at Aerojet’s Huntsville office. Graham has previously held key aerospace positions at Miltec Corporation and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.

“Bart is a key addition to our Aerojet team,” said Vice President of Advanced Programs, Farid Khadduri. “His extensive experience will provide unique capabilities in support of our Huntsville-based initiatives.”

“It is a pleasure to have Bart join us,” said Aerojet’s Vice President of Business Development, Rick Yezzi. “He is an important member of our team assigned to pursue new business growth in Huntsville.”

Graham holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University. He and his wife, Julie, and their three children live in Madison, Ala.

Aerojet is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader principally serving the missile and space propulsion, defense and armaments markets. GenCorp is a leading technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company’s excess real estate assets. Additional information about Aerojet and GenCorp can be obtained by visiting the companies’ websites at and