COM DEV International Ltd.,

a designer and manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, appoints CEO John Keating to its board of directors, and names director Terry Reidel to the newly created position of vice-chairman. Mr. Keating joined COM DEV in 1992, and has since held a number of senior positions including president of COM DEV Wireless and president of COM DEV Space. Following the collapse of wireless markets in 2001-2002, he was appointed CEO with a mandate to return the company to its roots as a space hardware company. Born and educated in England, he studied mechanical and production engineering at Leicester Polytechnic under the sponsorship of Marconi Radar Systems. Over the next 20 years he held a wide range of operational and management positions in high tech companies in Britain, Holland and Canada. Mr. Reidel is a fellow chartered accountant who spent 39 years with Ernst & Young. For the past five years he has served as president and CEO of Kuntz Electroplating. He is also a director of Linamar Corporation and Economical Mutual Insurance Company.

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