CHELMSFORD, Mass., Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), a best-of- breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced it has appointed Jamie Ryan as Vice President/Chief Information Officer. Mr. Ryan will lead the company's full range of information technology (IT) initiatives, which are designed to ensure that the company's secure, flexible IT environment continues to meet its business needs and support growth.
"We are delighted to welcome Jamie Ryan to Mercury," said Mark Aslett, President and CEO of Mercury Systems. "The breadth and depth of Jamie's experience in managing high performance, secure IT environments is ideally suited to ensure our internal systems parallel our continued commitment to innovation and growth."
Mr. Ryan brings more than two decades of experience leading complex and demanding IT functions, ERP implementations and integration of businesses acquired through M&A transactions to Mercury Systems. Prior to joining Mercury, Mr. Ryan worked as Chief Information Officer for Aspect Software where he developed and executed a global IT strategy that aligned business applications and infrastructures with corporate objectives. Previously, he was Director of IT at OpenMarket, Inc., where he developed and deployed IT to support rapid growth. In addition, he held increasingly responsible senior roles leading information systems, infrastructure support and network management with Digital Equipment Corporation.
Mercury Systems – Innovation That Matters™
Mercury Systems (Nasdaq:MRCY) is a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems, software and services for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications. We deliver innovative solutions, rapid time-to-value and world-class service and support to our prime contractor customers. Mercury Systems has worked on over 300 programs, including Aegis, Patriot, SEWIP, Gorgon Stare and Predator/Reaper. We are based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit www.mrcy.com.
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