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Mr. James H. Perry

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Certified Public Accountant

Phone: (916) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: New York City, New York, United States
GenCorp Inc.
2001 Aerojet Road
Rancho Cordova , California 95742
United States

Company Description: GenCorp Inc. is engaged in the manufacturing of aerospace and defense systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale,...   more

Employment History


  • bachelor of science degree , business administration
    State University of New York at Buffalo
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Web References
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Board of Directors and Committees of the Board, 6 Aug 2014 [cached]
James H. Perry, Director since 2008. Mr. Perry, until his retirement in 2008, served as Vice President of United Industrial Corporation, which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary AAI Corporation, designs, produces and supports aerospace and defense systems, from 1998 to 2007, as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") from 1995 to 2007, as Treasurer from 1994 to 2005, and as Controller from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Perry served as CFO of AAI Corporation from 2000 to 2007, as Treasurer from 2000 to 2005, and as Vice President from 1997 to 2007. Mr. Perry, a certified public accountant, held various positions in the Assurance practice of Ernst & Young LLP, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, from 1987 to 1994. Mr. Perry's qualifications which encompass his executive leadership skills in the aerospace and defense industry and experience as a certified public accountant including his tenure with a major accounting firm servicing numerous publically traded companies provides the Board with sophisticated financial expertise and oversight. Mr. Perry currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Age 52.
The Board has also determined that Mr. Perry is an "audit committee financial expert" under the applicable rules promulgated pursuant to the Exchange Act.
United Industrial Investor Relations, 11 Mar 2004 [cached]
/CONTACT: James H. Perry, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Industrial Corporation, +1-410-628-8786/
GenCorp Announces Appointment ... [cached]
GenCorp Announces Appointment of James H. Perry to Board of Directors; Resignation of Three Directors Gencorp - News Release
GenCorp Announces Appointment of James H. Perry to Board of Directors; Resignation of Three Directors
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) announced today the appointment of Mr. James H. Perry to the Company's Board of Directors effective immediately.
"Given Mr. Perry's impressive accomplishments as a senior executive in the aerospace and defense sector, he will provide valuable guidance as we chart the future of GenCorp," said Scott Neish, interim president and chief executive officer of GenCorp.
Mr. Perry, age 47, has served in various senior management roles, including vice president, chief financial officer, controller and treasurer during his tenure from 1995 -- 2007 with United Industrial Corporation, a leading provider of aerospace and defense systems and services including unmanned aircraft and ground control stations. Mr. Perry currently serves as a consultant to United Industrial and its affiliates. It is expected that Mr. Perry will serve on the Audit Committee of GenCorp.
perrybio, 26 Nov 2007 [cached]
James H. PerryVice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Controller United Industrial Corporation
James H. Perry is vice president, chief financial officer, and Corporate Controller of United Industrial Corporation (UIC) and vice president and chief financial officer of AAI Corporation, a UIC subsidiary.
Mr. Perry joined United Industrial Corporation in 1994 after an 11-year career in public accounting, principally with Ernst & Young, LLP, where he was senior manager, audit, serving a variety of publicly-owned companies, including United Industrial Corporation.
In his tenure with UIC, Mr. Perry has designed and implemented several key financial strategies that have helped UIC and AAI achieve improved operational economies and greater capacities in banking, pension, and insurance plans.In addition, he has driven a number of structural changes that have sharpened the company's focus on its core defense business competencies through selected strategic transactions.
A certified public accountant, Mr. Perry earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration with concentrations in both accounting and finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of the United States Army.In addition, he serves on the Procurement and Finance Council and the Code of Conduct Committee of the Aerospace Industries Association.
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