GenCorp Names Douglas Jeffries Vice President and Controller

Jul 31, 2002, 01:00 ET from GenCorp Inc.

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:   GY), announced today that Douglas Jeffries has assumed the
 position of vice president and controller for the Company.  Mr. Jeffries is
 responsible for all aspects of financial management, reporting and accounting
 practices, providing leadership to the Company's operating units: Aerojet,
 Aerojet Fine Chemicals and GDX Automotive. He will report to Yasmin Seyal, the
 Company's senior vice president and chief financial officer.
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     "Doug brings extensive experience and an impressive track record," said
 Ms. Seyal. "He will play a significant role in GenCorp's efforts to streamline
 our internal processes, and will work closely with our operating units
 regarding their financial objectives, controls and procedures."
     Mr. Jeffries, a northern California native, most recently was executive
 vice president and chief operating officer of San Francisco-based Red Herring
 Communications.  He has also served as vice president and chief financial
 officer at Alaris Medical, Inc., and has held executive financial and
 technology management positions with Cardinal Health  and
 PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Jeffries is a CPA and holds an MBA from the
 University of Southern California.
     GenCorp is a technology-based manufacturer with leading positions in
 automotive, aerospace and defense, and pharmaceutical fine chemicals
 industries.  For more information, visit the Company's website at
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