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David A. Smith Joins the Morey Corporation as New President and CEO

Seasoned Leader to Focus on Growth and Build on Legacy of 80 Year Old Company (June 11, 2014)

WOODRIDGE, Ill., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Morey Corporation (MOREY), a leader in high-reliability Electronic Manufacturing Services, is pleased to announce the appointment of David A. Smith as President and CEO.

Mr. Smith is a proven executive with a multi-decade history of creating and implementing successful growth strategies for manufacturing and advanced technology companies in commercial and specialized industries.

Immediately prior to joining MOREY, Smith was the President and CEO of Optellios, a designer and manufacturer of sophisticated fiber optic sensing technology for long distance monitoring, detection and security for critical infrastructures. Under his leadership, Optellios achieved significant year over year revenue growth and a superior technology position in the industry.

Prior to this, Smith was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMS Technologies' Defense and Aerospace division. There, over a three year period, Smith more than doubled the size and revenue of that division from $45 to 100 million, making it the largest and most profitable division in the company.

Previous appointments also include CEO and Managing Director of Metal Storm, Inc., President and COO of SensSyTech, Executive Vice President of Amphenol and a leader at GE where he oversaw the entire $2 billion budget and staff to deliver the combat system for SEAWOLF submarine.

"David's accomplishments as a leader speak for themselves," says Scott Morey, third-generation co-owner of The Morey Corporation, "and his enthusiasm and character make David the ideal choice to build upon our high-integrity culture and lead our company into the future."

Mr. Smith graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He then went into Naval Aviation, where he flew a number of Navy Tactical and Surveillance aircraft, including the FA-18. He also holds an MBA from Syracuse University.

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Since 1934, MOREY has provided high reliability Electronics Manufacturing Services including comprehensive design, manufacturing, and Global Supply Chain Management solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers, Application Service Providers, and Suppliers and other enterprises relevant to the aerospace & defense, automotive, industrial, utility, communications, heavy off-road/on-road and agricultural vehicles markets. MOREY-manufactured electronics can be found in every region of the world powering mission-critical applications in the most demanding environments. MOREY leverages deep expertise in telematics, power electronics, controls, sensors, displays, cord reels and handsets for its customers. MOREY is based in Woodridge, IL, and operates a 200,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and design center.

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