– USA, CA – Momentus Inc., a U.S. commercial space company that plans to offer transportation and other in-space infrastructure services, today announced the nominations of Kimberly Reed, Mitch Kugler, and Linda Reiners to join its future seven-members Board of Directors.
The board will also include CEO-Elect John Rood, former astronaut Chris Hadfield, and a Security Director, that will oversee the operations when the previously announced business combination of Momentus and Stable Road Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: SRAC, SRACU, SRACW), a special purpose acquisition company, is completed.
“The caliber of the board speaks to the Company’s potential,” said Interim CEO, Dawn Harms. “We’ll lean on our board members’ expertise and strategic offerings as we look forward to a bright future as a public company.”
Momentus is aiming to become a publicly-traded company on the NASDAQ exchange under the ticker symbol MNTS. A stockholder meeting for Stable Road’s stockholders to vote on the business combination is set for August 11, subject to the Securities and Exchange Commission declaring effective Stable Road’s registration statement on Form S-4. The record date for the stockholder meeting is July 7.
The Momentus Board of Directors brings broad and deep expertise to the Company’s strategic guidance and oversight. The board’s collective experience reaches across various sectors and industries, including aerospace, defense, financial services, global high-technology trade, and government service, including experience with the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of State, National Security Council and U.S. Congress.
About Kimberly Reed
Kim Reed most recently was the first woman Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and CEO of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Throughout her career, she served as Senior Advisor to U.S. Treasury Secretaries Henry Paulson and John Snow, President of the International Food Information Council Foundation where she worked with the broader food and agricultural industries, CEO of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, and Counsel to three committees with the U.S. Congress where she conducted oversight and investigations. Reed, who received the U.S. Department of Defense’s highest civilian award—the Medal for Distinguished Public Service, currently serves as a Council on Competitiveness Distinguished Fellow and the Hudson Institute’s Hamilton Commission on Securing America’s National Security Innovation Base.
About Mitch Kugler
Mitch Kugler is managing partner at Haystack Strategy Partners LLC, where he counsels clients principally in the aerospace and defense, technology, and financial sectors. He is also a senior advisor to McKinsey & Company. Throughout his long career, Kugler served in the U.S. Army as an infantry officer, spent a decade in senior staff positions at the U.S. Senate, and led corporate strategy for Raytheon for 11 years.
About Linda Reiners
Linda Reiners is the former vice president for corporate strategic ventures at Lockheed Martin and has over 30 years of experience managing large and small projects for a diverse array of aerospace and defense customers. At Lockheed Martin, she was responsible for operating major organizations, strategy development, finance, business development, and program management.
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