Astronics appoints aerospace veteran to board

Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) has announced it has named aerospace veteran Mark Moran to the board of directors, the company said.

The addition of 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.

Moran brings aerospace engineering and operations experience spanning nearly 40 years. He spent 17 years with Continental Airlines prior to its acquisition by United.

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