Astronics appoints 3 independent directors to board

Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO) has appointed three new independent directors to its board: Jeffry D. Frisby, Warren C. Johnson and Neil Kim, the company said.

The appointments expand the board to nine directors, eight of whom are independent.

Frisby brings aerospace experience spanning nearly 40 years. He spent 17 years with Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI), a global company that designs, engineers, manufacturers, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aero structures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems, as president and CEO.

Johnson brings aerospace experience from his 33-year career at Moog Inc., a worldwide manufacturer of precision control components and systems. Prior to his retirement, he was president of the Moog Aircraft Group.
Kim was with Broadcom Corporation, a semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications company. He retired as executive vice president, operations and central engineering.

Astronics Corporation is a supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries.