VERSAR, INC. Announces Appointment of Michael J. Abram As Director of Acquisitions Strategy

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from VERSAR INC.

    SPRINGFIELD, Va., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VERSAR INC. (Amex:   VSR) today
 announced that Michael J. Abram has been appointed Director of Acquisitions
 Strategy.  Abram will lead VERSAR's corporate development initiatives,
 including mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, minority investments, and
 joint ventures.  Abram comes to VERSAR after 13 years with Mobil Corporation,
 where he held positions developing Major Transactions, International
 Negotiations, Investor Relations and Competitive Analysis.  Mr. Abram has
 extensive transactional experience and has worked on some significant
 corporate restructuring actions, including the Exxon-Mobil merger.
     Dr. Ted Prociv, President of VERSAR said, "Mike Abram will bring focus and
 a strong track record of adding shareholder value to our corporate development
 process, ensuring the integration and the strategic fit of new opportunities
 into our existing business lines.  We anticipate more industry consolidation
 in our business sector and are pleased that Mike has joined the VERSAR team."
 
     VERSAR, INC., (Amex:   VSR) headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a
 $60 million engineering, architectural, and services firm with 22 offices
 nationwide.  The Company provides environmental engineering and technical
 support, architect/engineering services focused on sustainable development,
 defense-related services for homeland defense and counterterrorism, and
 information technology support services for commercial, industrial, and
 government Customers.  VERSAR operates a number of websites, including the
 corporate web site, http://www.versar.com; a B2B portal for homeland defense
 and counterterrorism products and services, http://www.nbcprotect.com; and a
 website for B2B support for architectural and engineering projects using a
 virtual workspace, at http://www.v-ginc.com.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking information.  The
 forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
 statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties
 described herein and in Versar's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended June 30, 2000.
 
 

SOURCE VERSAR INC.
    SPRINGFIELD, Va., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VERSAR INC. (Amex:   VSR) today
 announced that Michael J. Abram has been appointed Director of Acquisitions
 Strategy.  Abram will lead VERSAR's corporate development initiatives,
 including mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, minority investments, and
 joint ventures.  Abram comes to VERSAR after 13 years with Mobil Corporation,
 where he held positions developing Major Transactions, International
 Negotiations, Investor Relations and Competitive Analysis.  Mr. Abram has
 extensive transactional experience and has worked on some significant
 corporate restructuring actions, including the Exxon-Mobil merger.
     Dr. Ted Prociv, President of VERSAR said, "Mike Abram will bring focus and
 a strong track record of adding shareholder value to our corporate development
 process, ensuring the integration and the strategic fit of new opportunities
 into our existing business lines.  We anticipate more industry consolidation
 in our business sector and are pleased that Mike has joined the VERSAR team."
 
     VERSAR, INC., (Amex:   VSR) headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a
 $60 million engineering, architectural, and services firm with 22 offices
 nationwide.  The Company provides environmental engineering and technical
 support, architect/engineering services focused on sustainable development,
 defense-related services for homeland defense and counterterrorism, and
 information technology support services for commercial, industrial, and
 government Customers.  VERSAR operates a number of websites, including the
 corporate web site, http://www.versar.com; a B2B portal for homeland defense
 and counterterrorism products and services, http://www.nbcprotect.com; and a
 website for B2B support for architectural and engineering projects using a
 virtual workspace, at http://www.v-ginc.com.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking information.  The
 forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of
 the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
 statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties
 described herein and in Versar's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the
 Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended June 30, 2000.
 
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