Mercury Systems announces appointment of Roger Wells as Executive Vice President, President of Microelectronics division

Andover, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: MRCY,, a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, today announced that Roger Wells has joined the Company as executive vice president and president of Mercury’s Microelectronics division, effective Nov. 1, 2021. Reporting to Mark Aslett, Mercury’s president and chief executive officer, Mr. Wells brings more than 25 years’ experience across multiple disciplines including engineering, business development, program management, and executive management.

“Roger’s deep technical expertise, strong business acumen and growth mindset are a perfect fit as we continue to innovate and scale our trusted microelectronics capabilities,” said Aslett. “His strong technical background and P&L management experience at several aerospace and defense companies make him ideally suited to grow Mercury’s microelectronics business and take it to the next level of performance. I am thrilled to welcome Roger to the executive team.”

“I’m excited to join Mercury and contribute to the future success of the Company,” said Wells. “I look forward to expanding our microelectronics business, making innovative future-proof technology profoundly more accessible to our aerospace and defense customers.”

Previously, Mr. Wells served as vice president and general manager for the Unmanned & Integrated Solutions business unit of Teledyne FLIR. Earlier in his career, he worked as a DoD civilian supporting the development and fielding of world-wide C4ISR networks and information systems. He also held positions in Northrop Grumman and ICX Technologies and served as a private consultant for large aerospace and defense companies. Wells earned his MS in Systems Engineering and a BS in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.

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Robert McGrail
Director, Corporate Communications
Mercury Systems, Inc.
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