KEYW Names Deborah A. Bonanni to Board of Directors

HANOVER, Md., April 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:KEYW) announced today that Deborah A. Bonanni has been named to its Board of Directors. Bonanni retired from public service in 2012 as the Chief of Staff of the National Security Agency.

"We are pleased to have Deborah join KEYW's Board of Directors," commented Leonard Moodispaw, President and CEO of KEYW Corporation. "We commend Deborah for her distinguished career in public service and believe her experience, leadership, and insight provides added strength to our Board."

In her role as Chief of Staff, Bonanni was responsible for the strategic direction, leadership and oversight of the corporate functions that enable and support the Agency's signals intelligence, information assurance, and cyber security missions. Her span of control covered physical and personnel security, human resource services, education and training, installations and logistics, policy and records, external relations, corporate communications, occupational health and wellness, senior leadership development and registry and protocol services.

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KEYW provides agile cyber superiority, cybersecurity, and geospatial intelligence solutions for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers and commercial enterprises. We create our solutions by combining our services and expertise with hardware, software, and proprietary technology to meet our customers' requirements. For more information contact KEYW Corporation, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1600; Fax 443-733-1601; E-mail; or on the Web at

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CONTACT: Chris Donaghey 443-733-1600Source:KEYW Corp.