Andrea L. Zopp, senior vice president and general counsel of Sears
Holding Corporation, has been elected to the Andrew Corporation board of
directors, effective September 1.
Zopp, 48, is Andrew's 10th board member and qualifies as an independent
director. She is the second new member elected to Andrew's board in 2005.
"Andy is a great addition to our board," said Andrew Chairman Chuck
Nicholas. "With her outstanding experience in both the public and
private sectors, she will make significant contributions to our company
and in her service on the board's corporate governance and compensation
and human resources committees."
Zopp was vice president and deputy general counsel of Sara Lee
Corporation prior to joining Sears in 2003. Previously, she was a
partner in the litigation department at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal,
Chicago and earlier served with the Cook County (Ill.) State's
Attorney's Office as first assistant state's attorney. She also served
as a partner in the litigation department of McDermott, Will & Emery and
as deputy chief, Criminal Litigation Division, U.S. Attorney's Office.
She is a member of several professional and civic organizations, and
serves on the board of trustees of the National Urban League and the
boards of directors of the Chicago Area Project, the Heartland Alliance,
and Sears Canada Inc. She earned her bachelor's degree in history and
science and her juris doctorate degree from Harvard University.
About Andrew Corporation
Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) designs, manufactures, and delivers
innovative and essential equipment and solutions for the global
communications infrastructure market. The company serves operators and
original equipment manufacturers from facilities in 35 countries. Andrew
headquartered in Orland Park, IL, is an S&P 500 company founded in 1937.
Forward Looking Statements
Some of the statements in this news release are forward looking
statements and we caution our stockholders and others that these
statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. Factors that may
cause actual results to differ from expected results include
fluctuations in commodity costs, the company's ability to integrate
acquisitions and to realize the anticipated synergies and cost savings,
the effects of competitive products and pricing, economic and political
conditions that may impact customers' ability to fund purchases of our
products and services, the company's ability to achieve the cost savings
anticipated from cost reduction programs, fluctuations in foreign
currency exchange rates, the timing of cash payments and receipts, end
use demands for wireless communication services, the loss of one or more
significant customers, and other business factors. Investors should also
review other risks and uncertainties discussed in company documents
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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