VERSAR APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENT
VERSAR APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENT SPRINGFIELD, Va., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Versar, Inc.
(AMEX: VSR) announced today the appointment of Walter Youngblade, Ph.D., as vice president and manager of its Atlantic Region. Youngblade, operating from the regional headquarters in Springfield, will have business unit responsibility for Versar activities in the mid-Atlantic and southeastern portions of the country.
Youngblade brings 25 years of diversified management, marketing and environmental skills to Versar. He has directed efforts in all major areas of the environmental process, from initial assessments to final remediation. Most recently, he was an independent consultant to a variety of environmental consulting firms and remediation companies. Previously, Youngblade held key executive positions in companies providing full-service turnkey environmental services to government and industry. He also managed major environmental restoration programs while with the Department of the Army's Installation Restoration Program. Ben Rawls, president and CEO of Versar, said: "Walt brings a broad background of leadership skills in the environmental arena. We are looking forward to his strengthening and expanding our capabilities in marketing, remediation, and large program management as we continue to grow in these areas." Youngblade said: "I am enthusiastic about the growth potential of Versar as the environmental business matures and expands. Versar's reputation for quality services and the professionalism of its personnel had a large part in my decision to join the company. I am looking forward to being a member of the team to grow the company and realize its full potential in the marketplace." Versar is a full service environmental firm providing strategic planning, compliance management, remediation, and program management services to both government and industry, nationwide. -0- 8/3/92 /CONTACT: Versar Investor Relations, 703-730-3000/ (VSR) CO: Versar, Inc. ST: Virginia IN: SU: PER
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