– USA, NY –  Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries, today announced the appointment of Mark Moran to its Board of Directors, effective December 14, 2018.

The addition of Mr. Moran as an independent director brings the Astronics Board to nine directors, eight of whom are independent. He will serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Kevin T. Keane, Chairman of the Board, commented, “Mark’s leadership and extensive world-class aerospace experience enhances our already strong board. His operational insights, developed across global and regional airlines, will add valuable perspectives, especially as the Company enhances its position in the connected aircraft market.”

About Mark Moran

Mark Moran brings significant aerospace engineering and operations experience spanning nearly 40 years. He spent 17 years with Continental Airlines prior to its acquisition by United. During his tenure, which included eight years as the head of Operations, Continental grew to the fifth largest airline with 2,600 daily flights to over 260 airports. He retired from his position as Chief Operating Officer with Continental in 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Moran served ten years with USAir/Piedmont, and before that, five years with Boeing Corporation (NYSE: BA). He is a graduate of Marquette University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

About Astronics Corporation

Astronics Corporation is a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics’ products and services include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, seat motion solutions, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification and automated test systems. Astronics’ strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities, either internally or through acquisition, and using those capabilities to provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets and other markets where its technology can be beneficial. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Astronics has a reputation for high-quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.

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