Ducommun Announces Addition of Richard A. Baldridge and Gregory S. Churchill to Board of Directors

  Ducommun Announces Addition of Richard A. Baldridge and Gregory S. Churchill
  to Board of Directors

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- March 22, 2013

Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) (“Ducommun” or the “Company”) today
announced that its board has appointed Richard A. Baldridge and Gregory S.
Churchill as directors of the Company, effective immediately, and,
accordingly, they will stand for election at the Company’s annual
shareholders’ meeting on May 1, 2013.

Mr. Baldridge is currently president and chief operating officer of ViaSat,
Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a leading provider of satellite communications products
and services and secure networking systems. He joined ViaSat as the company’s
chief financial officer in 1999 and has served in his current position since
2003. In addition, Baldridge previously held senior-level finance and
operations positions at Hughes Information Systems, Lockheed, and General
Dynamics.

Mr. Churchill recently retired as executive vice president of International
and Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL), which designs
communications systems and aviation electronics for commercial and military
customers worldwide. He joined Rockwell Collins in 1980 and, during his
32-year career with the company, held a series of increasingly responsible
senior-level positions within operations and business development including
chief operating officer of Rockwell’s Government Systems business.

“I’m delighted to welcome Rick and Greg to our board – both of whom have built
successful careers at leading corporations within the aerospace and
electronics sectors,” said Anthony J. Reardon, chairman, president, and chief
executive officer. “Rick’s strong background in finance and experience in
developing growth-oriented businesses make him an excellent fit for Ducommun,
as does his strategic outlook and entrepreneurial spirit. Greg, likewise, is a
seasoned operations executive with in-depth knowledge of the aerospace and
defense industry, and his background across a variety of disciplines and
extensive leadership experience will make him an asset right from the start.
We are fortunate to have such esteemed individuals join us at this pivotal
time in our growth.”

About Ducommun Incorporated

Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing
services to the aerospace, defense, and other industries through a wide
spectrum of electronic and structural applications. The company is an
established supplier of critical components and assemblies for commercial
aircraft and military and space vehicles as well as for the energy market,
medical field, and industrial automation. It operates through two primary
business units – Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) and Ducommun LaBarge
Technologies (DLT). Additional information can be found at www.ducommun.com.

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historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements are
identified by words such as “may,” “will,” “ begin,” “ look forward,”
“expect,” “believe,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “should”, “potential,”
“estimate,” “continue,” “momentum” and other words referring to events to
occur in the future. These statements reflect the Company’s current view of
future events and are based on its assessment of, and are subject to, a
variety of risks and uncertainties beyond its control, including, but not
limited to, the state of the world financial, credit, commodities and stock
markets, and uncertainties regarding the Company, its businesses and the
industries in which it operates, which are described in the Company’s filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company is under no
obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter
its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

Contact:

Ducommun Incorporated
Joseph P. Bellino
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(310) 513-7211
or
Chris Witty
Investor Relations
(646) 438-9385
cwitty@darrowir.com