CDI Corp. Welcomes New Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Nominee

Sep 07, 2005, 01:00 ET from CDI Corp.

    PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE:   CDI) is
 pleased to announce that Mark A. Kerschner has joined the company as Executive
 Vice President effective Tuesday, September 6.  Additionally, he is expected
 to be elected as Chief Financial Officer by the CDI Board of Directors
 following the filing of the company's SEC Form 10-Q for the third quarter.
     Kerschner's distinguished background includes senior financial roles with
 leading firms and consortiums in the chemical, process and pharmaceutical
 industries.  His most recent past positions have included Vice President &
 Assistant Controller of Schering-Plough Corporation, Chief Financial Officer
 of Elemica, Inc. and Senior Vice President & Treasurer of BASF Corporation.
     "We are excited to welcome Mark to the CDI team.  He has valuable
 experience with a broad group of firms that are current CDI customers and with
 those that are potential customers in critical CDI verticals.  Additionally,
 he has a solid base in internal and external auditing experience from past
 positions with Price Waterhouse and the ITT Corporation," said President and
 Chief Executive Officer Roger H. Ballou.
     Kerschner is a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.  He will be
 located at CDI's corporate headquarter offices at 1717 Arch Street in
 Philadelphia.
 
     Company Information
     CDI Corp. (NYSE:   CDI) is a leading provider of engineering and information
 technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing.  Its operating
 units include CDI Business Solutions, CDI AndersElite Limited, Todays
 Staffing, Inc. and Management Recruiters International, Inc.  Visit CDI at
 http://www.cdicorp.com.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement
     Certain information in this news release contains forward-looking
 statements as such term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of
 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Certain forward-
 looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology
 such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "could," "seeks,"
 "approximately," "hopes," "intends," "plans," "estimates," or "anticipates" or
 the negative thereof or other comparable terminology, or by discussions of
 strategy, plans or intentions. Forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
 in the forward-looking statements. Readers are urged to note the various risks
 and uncertainties described in our public filings. In particular, these risks
 and uncertainties include: competitive market pressures, material changes in
 demand from larger customers, availability of labor, the company's performance
 on contracts, changes in customers' attitudes towards outsourcing, government
 policies or judicial decisions adverse to the staffing industry and changes in
 economic conditions. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on
 these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The
 company assumes no obligation to update such information.
 
 

SOURCE CDI Corp.
    PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE:   CDI) is
 pleased to announce that Mark A. Kerschner has joined the company as Executive
 Vice President effective Tuesday, September 6.  Additionally, he is expected
 to be elected as Chief Financial Officer by the CDI Board of Directors
 following the filing of the company's SEC Form 10-Q for the third quarter.
     Kerschner's distinguished background includes senior financial roles with
 leading firms and consortiums in the chemical, process and pharmaceutical
 industries.  His most recent past positions have included Vice President &
 Assistant Controller of Schering-Plough Corporation, Chief Financial Officer
 of Elemica, Inc. and Senior Vice President & Treasurer of BASF Corporation.
     "We are excited to welcome Mark to the CDI team.  He has valuable
 experience with a broad group of firms that are current CDI customers and with
 those that are potential customers in critical CDI verticals.  Additionally,
 he has a solid base in internal and external auditing experience from past
 positions with Price Waterhouse and the ITT Corporation," said President and
 Chief Executive Officer Roger H. Ballou.
     Kerschner is a graduate of Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.  He will be
 located at CDI's corporate headquarter offices at 1717 Arch Street in
 Philadelphia.
 
     Company Information
     CDI Corp. (NYSE:   CDI) is a leading provider of engineering and information
 technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing.  Its operating
 units include CDI Business Solutions, CDI AndersElite Limited, Todays
 Staffing, Inc. and Management Recruiters International, Inc.  Visit CDI at
 http://www.cdicorp.com.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement
     Certain information in this news release contains forward-looking
 statements as such term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of
 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Certain forward-
 looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology
 such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "could," "seeks,"
 "approximately," "hopes," "intends," "plans," "estimates," or "anticipates" or
 the negative thereof or other comparable terminology, or by discussions of
 strategy, plans or intentions. Forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
 in the forward-looking statements. Readers are urged to note the various risks
 and uncertainties described in our public filings. In particular, these risks
 and uncertainties include: competitive market pressures, material changes in
 demand from larger customers, availability of labor, the company's performance
 on contracts, changes in customers' attitudes towards outsourcing, government
 policies or judicial decisions adverse to the staffing industry and changes in
 economic conditions. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on
 these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The
 company assumes no obligation to update such information.
 
 SOURCE  CDI Corp.