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Astronics appoints three new independent directors

AstronicsAstronics Corporation, a provider of products to the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries, appointed Jeffry D. Frisby, Warren C. Johnson and Neil Kim to its board.
Mr. Frisby brings significant aerospace experience spanning nearly 40 years.

Mr. Frisby spent 17 years with Triumph Group, Inc., a global company that designs, engineers, manufacturers, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems, as President and CEO and prior to that as President of the Aerospace Systems Group.

He began his career at Frisby Aerospace, which was later acquired by Triumph. Mr. Frisby currently serves on the board of Quaker Chemical Corporation.

He is a graduate of the Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy at Wake Forest University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.

Mr. Johnson brings noteworthy aerospace experience from his 33-year career at Moog Inc., a worldwide manufacturer of precision control components and systems.

Prior to his retirement, Mr. Johnson was President of the Moog Aircraft Group. He began his career as a Development Engineer and held various positions of increasing responsibility, leading Moog’s efforts to streamline aerospace product development cycle time and lean activities.

Mr. Johnson holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University. He completed a Sloan Fellows M.B.A. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Mr. Kim was with Broadcom Corporation, a semiconductor company, since 2000 and held progressively advanced positions of responsibility until its acquisition in January 2016.

He retired as Executive Vice President, Operations and Central Engineering, and was responsible for the company's global manufacturing, including foundry operations, supply chain management and corporate procurement operations.

Prior to Broadcom, he held a variety of senior technical, research and development engineering positions with Western Digital Corporation and Micropolis Corporation.

Mr. Kim is named as inventor on 33 patents, previously served as a director for the Global Semiconductor Alliance and currently is a member of the Board of Directors for Silicon Laboratories Inc.,, Signetics Korea and Korea Circuit Co. LTD.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.




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