Warren M. Boley, Jr. Named President of Aerojet Rocketdyne

Warren M. Boley, Jr. Named President of Aerojet Rocketdyne

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY)
announced today that Warren M. Boley, Jr. will serve as the president of
Aerojet Rocketdyne, a recently formed, wholly-owned subsidiary of GenCorp
Inc., effective June 17, 2013. Aerojet Rocketdyne brings together the storied
capabilities of America's two premier rocket propulsion companies.

Boley first joined Aerojet as president in July 2012 and expands his role as
president of the new Aerojet Rocketdyne company that was created on June 14,
2013, when GenCorp acquired Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (Rocketdyne) from
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX).

In his role, Boley provides strategic leadership and oversight of all
management and operations functions for the Aerojet Rocketdyne enterprise,
which includes more than 5,300 employees at 16 sites across the United States
and throughout the world.

"Warren has done an exceptional job continuing to grow the business while
keeping our focus on providing our customers with continued excellence across
all programs throughout the acquisition regulatory process," said Scott
Seymour, GenCorp president and CEO. "His strategic leadership and breadth of
industry experience are exactly what Aerojet Rocketdyne needs to position the
company for growth in the global marketplace and maintain an unwavering
commitment to 100 percent mission success."

Prior to joining Aerojet, Boley spent 27 years with the Pratt & Whitney
business unit of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) where he held numerous
leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including President of
Pratt & Whitney's Military Engines Division.

Boley holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the
University of Notre Dame as well as two Master of Science degrees in
Mechanical Engineering and Management/Finance from the Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute. He also completed a Management Development program at Harvard
Business School.

About Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader
providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic,
tactical missile and armaments sectors for both domestic and international
markets. Find out more about the new Aerojet Rocketdyne at
http://www.Rocket.com.

About GenCorp

GenCorp is a diversified company providing innovative solutions to its
customers in the Aerospace and Defense, Energy and Real Estate markets. Learn
more about GenCorp's Ideas Powering Freedom at http://www.GenCorp.com.

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