MISTRAS Group Names Jonathan H. Wolk Chief Financial Officer

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PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MISTRAS Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG), a leading "one source" global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions, named Jonathan H. Wolk its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective November 18, 2013.

Prior to joining MISTRAS Group, Mr. Wolk served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of American Woodmark Corporation, a leading manufacturer of kitchen and bath cabinetry.

Dr. Sotirios J. Vahaviolos, MISTRAS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated: "We are pleased to have Jon join the MISTRAS team. He brings us extensive experience as a senior financial officer who helps drive strong operational results that exceed expectations. We look forward to leveraging his expertise, which includes a strong track record in managing the balance sheet and investor relations, as we continue to focus on margin improvement and revenue growth over the long term."

Prior to serving as American Woodmark's CFO, Mr. Wolk, who earned a BS from State University of New York at Albany and is a CPA, began his career at KPMG. He has also held senior finance roles at Pitney Bowes and GE Capital.

About MISTRAS Group:

MISTRAS is a leading "one source" global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to evaluate the structural integrity of critical energy, industrial and public infrastructure. Mission critical services and solutions are delivered globally and provide customers the ability to extend the useful life of their assets, improve productivity & profitability, comply with government safety and environmental regulations and enhance risk management operational decisions.

MISTRAS uniquely combines its industry leading products and technologies -24/7 on-line monitoring of critical assets; mechanical integrity (MI) and non-destructive testing (NDT) services; destructive testing (DT) services; and its proprietary world class data warehousing & analysis software - to provide comprehensive and competitive products, systems and services solutions from a single source provider.

For more information, please visit the company's website at http://www.mistrasgroup.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Nestor S. Makarigakis, Group Director of Marketing Communications marcom@mistrasgroup.com 1(609)716-4000

Source:MISTRAS Group, Inc.