Sparton Announces Board of Director Changes

For Immediate Release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 18, 2014–Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) today announced that Mr. Douglas R. Schrank informed the Board that he will not stand for reelection at the Company’s October annual shareholders’ meeting.

Mr. Schrank has served on the board of directors since 2007 and is currently Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee. “It has been a privilege to have represented the Sparton shareholders over the past seven years and I wish the Company all the success in the future,” said Mr. Schrank.

James R. Swartwout, Chairman of the Board, commented, “We thank Doug for his 7 years of service to Sparton and wish him well in the future.”

“We appreciate the counsel Doug has given us over the years and thank him for his service,” said Cary Wood, President and CEO, Sparton Corporation.

The Company has initiated a search for a new Director.

About Sparton Corporation

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 114th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service, and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace, and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has eight manufacturing locations and four engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at

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