RF Industries Announces the Appointment of Independent Board Member Joseph Benoit

  RF Industries Announces the Appointment of Independent Board Member Joseph

Business Wire

SAN DIEGO -- April 8, 2013

RF Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: RFIL) announced today that it has appointed Joseph
Benoit to serve as an independent member on the Company’s Board of Directors.

From 1992-2012 Mr. Benoit held executive positions of increasing
responsibility at Union Bank. As a Senior Vice President/Market President he
directly managed over 100 Union Bank branch offices. In 2008 he became
Executive Vice President and head of Business Banking for Union Bank. He
subsequently served as Union Bank’s integration manager for their FDIC
assisted acquisitions.

Mr. Benoit has served on numerous boards, primarily in a finance capacity,
including the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Pacific Coast
Banking School and the San Diego Zoological Society Foundation. He holds a
B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University, an MBA from
National University and he is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School.

Howard Hill, CEO of RF Industries, stated, “We are very pleased to welcome Joe
as a new independent member of our Board of Directors. We believe that his
extensive financial experience will be of tremendous value to our board as we
look to build long term value for our shareholders.”

About RF Industries

RF Industries manufactures, designs and distributes Radio Frequency (RF)
connectors and cable assemblies, medical cabling products, RF wireless
products and fiber optic cable products. Coaxial connectors, cable assemblies
and custom microwave RF connectors are used for Wi-Fi, PCS, radio, test
instruments, computer networks, antenna devices, aerospace, OEM and Government
agencies. Medical Cabling and Interconnector products are specialized custom
electrical cabling products for the medical equipment monitoring market. RF
Wireless products include digital data transceivers for industrial monitoring,
wide area networks, GPS tracking and mobile wireless network solutions. Fiber
optic cable, connector and harness products serve computer, aerospace,
computer networking and specialty applications.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to future
events which are subject to a number of factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially. Factors that could cause or contribute to such
differences include, but are not limited to: changes in the telecommunications
industry; the operations of the Cables Unlimited division which was acquired
in June 2011; and the Company’s reliance on certain distributors for a
significant portion of anticipated revenues. Further discussion of these and
other potential risk factors may be found in the Company’s public filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission (www.sec.gov) including its Form 10-K.
All forward-looking statements are based upon information available to the
Company on the date they are published and the Company undertakes no
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to
reflect events or new information after the date of this release.


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