Nine directors, including first-time member Anne Pollack, were elected to Andrew Corporation's board at the company's annual meeting of shareholders.

Andrew shareholders also adopted a new management incentive plan and new long-term incentive plan, and ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors.

Re-elected to one-year terms on the Andrew board were Thomas A. Donahoe, Ralph E. Faison, Jere D. Fluno, William O. Hunt, Charles R. Nicholas, Robert G. Paul, Gerald A. Poch, and Glen O. Toney. In addition, Anne F. Pollack was elected to her first one-year term on the Andrew board. Donahoe, Fluno, Hunt, Poch, Toney, and Pollack qualify as independent directors.

Pollack, 49, is senior vice president and chief investment officer of New York Life Insurance Company, a position she has held since January 2002. She joined New York Life in 1980 and has held various positions in the investment and financial management divisions. She also is a director for MainStay VP Series Fund, Inc., Community Preservation Corporation, and CORO New York Leadership Center, as well as several New York Life internal boards.

Materials distributed to attendees of the annual meeting, as well as other relevant material, have been posted on Andrew's website at

About Andrew

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 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 international 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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