John Canzio Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as Vice President, Finance

John Canzio Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as Vice President, Finance

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a
GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that John Canzio has joined the
company as vice president, Finance. In this role, Canzio will be responsible
for providing financial leadership and oversight to Aerojet Rocketdyne and
will report to GenCorp's Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kathy
Redd.

"John's background and perspective will be a valuable asset to our finance
team," said Redd. "He brings a wealth of financial and operational expertise
from his time at Pratt & Whitney which will help us achieve our goals in
growing the business and continuing to improve our customers' experiences."

Canzio comes to the company with 25 years of experience with Pratt & Whitney,
a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation. He was vice president of
Finance for the Military Engines operating unit for 15 years until his
retirement in 2012. Prior to that, Canzio was controller of Pratt & Whitney's
Government Engines & Space Propulsion business unit.

Canzio graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Quinnipiac
University. He received a Master of Business Administration from the
University of Hartford. He also holds a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
from the University of Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a
member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the
Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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.

CONTACT: Glenn Mahone, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 202.302.9941
         Glenn.Mahone@Rocket.com
         Kristin Conner, Aerojet Rocketdyne, 916.355.2143
         Kristin.Conner@Rocket.com

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