Steve Lance Joins Giga-tronics Incorporated as Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer

Steve Lance Joins Giga-tronics Incorporated as Vice President of Finance/Chief
Financial Officer

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Giga-tronics Incorporated
(Nasdaq:GIGA) reported today that Steve Lance has joined Giga-tronics
Incorporated as the Vice President of Finance and was appointed Chief
Financial Officer and Secretary by the Board of Directors on May 22, 2013.

Mr. Lance has 25 years of financial experience in software and manufacturing
companies, both public and private. He was previously the Vice President of
Finance at Taulia, a software startup in San Francisco and before that was the
Vice President of Finance and Administration at Sugar CRM.Prior to 2005, Mr.
Lance held financial management positions at Sum-Total Systems, ADAC
Laboratories Inc., Phoenix Technologies and KLA-Tencor.Mr. Lance is a
Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a BS degree in Business
Accounting from San Jose State University. Mr. Lance will replace Mr. Frank
Romejko, who will be leaving the Company due to a scheduled retirement at the
end of June 2013.

"Steve will play a critical role in helping me complete our turnaround and in
positioning the Company for profitable growth following the introduction of
our new product platform," said John R. Regazzi, Chief Executive Officer of
Giga-tronics.Mr. Regazzi added, "Steve's broad-based experience in finance,
including with NASDAQ listed public companies, makes him well prepared for the
job of Chief Financial Officer."

Giga-tronics produces instruments, subsystems and sophisticated microwave
components that have broad applications in both defense electronics and
wireless telecommunications.

Giga-tronics is a publicly held Company, traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market
under the symbol "GIGA".

This press release contains forward-looking statements, concerning
Giga-tronics products, business prospects and profitability.Actual results
may differ significantly due to risks and uncertainties, such as future
orders, cancellation or deferral of orders, disputes over performance, the
ability to collect receivables and general market conditions.For further
discussion, see the most recent annual report filed by Giga-tronicson Form
10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, Part I, under the heading
"Certain Factors Which May Adversely Affect Future Operations or an Investment
in Giga-tronics" and Part II, under the heading "Management's Discussion and
Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations".

CONTACT: Steve Lance
         Vice President, Finance/CFO
         (925) 328-4656

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