Astrotech adds Jim Becker to its Board of Directors

– USA, TX –  Astrotech Corporation (Nasdaq: ASTC) today announced the appointment of Jim Becker to its Board of Directors, bringing his extensive leadership, with a focus on strategic market growth and expansion, and business process improvements and scaling, along with public speaking and corporate management skills.

“We are very honored to have Mr. Becker join the Astrotech leadership team in his new role as a member of the board and its committees. His comprehensive background in logistics, sales performance, market growth and M&A makes him the perfect fit to help Astrotech and its subsidiaries push for revenue growth as we scale our mass spectrometer technology into many markets,” said Chairman and CEO, Tom Pickens.

He will also join the compensation committee, the corporate governance and nominating committee, and the audit committee.

About Jim Becker

Jim Becker is the founder and CEO of Becker Logistics, LLC. He has overseen significant growth in its revenue by following the core values of integrity, quality, innovation, safety, competitiveness, openness, respect, and equal work-life balance. He currently serves as a Chairman of the Membership Committee for the Transportation Intermediaries Association where he also served as an At-Large Board Member for two terms from 2013-2019. Mr. Becker also serves as an Executive Advisory Committee Member for McLeod Software and is the creator of Jenna’s Foundation. In July 2021, Mr. Becker was appointed to the board of The Monroe Institute, a non-profit organization.

Jim Becker said, “I look forward to joining the Board of Astrotech. With Astrotech’s technological portfolio and the culture of the leadership team, I see this as a perfect opportunity to contribute to their growth.”

Mr. Becker received a certificate in Mergers and Acquisitions from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and attended Northwestern University for Leadership and Organizational Behaviorism.

About Astrotech

Astrotech is a mass spectrometry company that launches, manages, and commercializes scalable companies based on its innovative core technology through its wholly-owned subsidiaries. 1st Detect develops, manufactures, and sells trace detectors for use in the security and detection market. AgLAB is developing chemical analyzers for use in the agriculture market. BreathTech is developing a breath analysis tool to provide early detection of lung diseases. Astrotech is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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