• Veteran commercial pilot flew 747s for United Airlines; type rated on other jetliners

Chicago, IL | June 30, 2021 —

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) board of directors today announced that Lieutenant General Stayce D. Harris has been elected to the board. She will serve on the Aerospace Safety and Audit committees.

Harris, 62, is an experienced Boeing 747 pilot, with over 10,000 flight hours safely transporting passengers and cargo worldwide for United Airlines. She is type rated in Boeing 747-100/200/400, 757/767 and 777 aircraft, and was a United Airlines pilot for nearly 30 years before retiring from the company in 2020.

General Harris is a retired United States Air Force Reserve Lieutenant General who last served as the Inspector General of the Air Force. She previously served as the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff and Director, Air Staff, Headquarters United States Air Force. Harris made history becoming the first African American woman to command an Air Force operational flying squadron, wing and numbered Air Force and served as the first woman Inspector General of the Air Force.

“General Harris is a highly-accomplished leader who will provide insight and perspective based on her hands-on experience flying Boeing’s aircraft and her demonstrated commitment to safety, training and integrity,” said Boeing Chairman Larry Kellner. “She brings nearly four decades of distinguished military service and expertise to Boeing and we look forward to welcoming her as our newest board member.”

Harris’s recognitions include the Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Aerial Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Award, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with three oak leaf clusters, Combat Readiness Medal with bronze star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Armed Forces Reserve Medal with bronze hourglass.

“Boeing will benefit greatly from General Harris’s deep experience in aviation and aerospace gained throughout her decades of service as a commercial airline pilot and her stellar military career,” said David Calhoun, Boeing President and CEO, and member of the board of directors. “General Harris’s expertise and inspiring leadership will further strengthen our board.”

Harris holds a bachelor of science in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Southern California and a master of aviation management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She serves as independent director/trustee, BlackRock Fixed-Income Mutual Funds, as director, KULR Technology Group and is a member of the board of councilors for Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, the board of directors for Direct Relief and a trustee of the Falcon Foundation, United States Air Force Academy.

“As a pilot of Boeing aircraft, and through my tenure in the Air Force, I have worked closely with Boeing’s commercial and military aircraft for more than three decades. I am pleased to join the board of Boeing, a company with a rich history in aviation that serves as a vital partner to the U.S. military and is a critical enabler of the global economy,” said General Harris.

As a leading global aerospace company, Boeing develops, manufactures and services commercial airplanes, defense products and space systems for customers in more than 150 countries. As a top U.S. exporter, the company leverages the talents of a global supplier base to advance economic opportunity, sustainability and community impact. Boeing’s diverse team is committed to innovating for the future and living the company’s core values of safety, quality and integrity. Learn more at www.boeing.com.

East Aurora, NY | October 11, 2016– Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO), a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries, announced that it has appointed three new independent directors to its Board: Jeffry D. Frisby, Warren C. Johnson and Neil Kim. The appointments expand the Board to nine directors, eight of whom are independent.

Kevin T. Keane, Chairman of the Board, commented, “We are fortunate to add directors that bring such extensive experience in leading world-class aerospace and semiconductor companies. Jeff, Warren and Neil each bring unique talents and valuable perspectives to our already strong board. The expansion of the Board is critical to our succession plan and provides for necessary continuity to support Astronics’ continued success.”

Jeff Frisby, age 60, brings significant 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 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 (NYSE: KWR). 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.

Warren C. Johnson, age 57, brings noteworthy aerospace experience from his 33-year career at Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG-A), 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.

Neil Kim, age 58, was with Broadcom Corporation, a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, 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., (NASDAQ: SLAB), Signetics Korea (KOSDAQ: 033170) and Korea Circuit Co. LTD (KS: 007810). He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.