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Executive Management

Peter J. Gundermann

President and Chief Executive Officer

Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2003, Peter Gundermann has been with the Company since 1988. Mr. Gundermann has been a director of Astronics since 2001. He holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Duke University.

David C. Burney

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Astronics in 2003, David Burney held the position of Controller for Astronics' Aerospace segment from 1996 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Astronics, he held similar positions in other companies. Mr. Burney started his career with Deloitte & Touche. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Muskingum College.

James S. Kramer

Executive Vice President

Appointed Executive Vice President of Astronics in 2010, James Kramer has been the President of Astronics subsidiary Luminescent Systems Inc. since 2014. He joined Astronics in 1988 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of Engineering, Sales, and Program Management. Mr. Kramer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Economics from Brown University.

Mark A. Peabody

Executive Vice President

Appointed Executive Vice President of Astronics in 2010, Mark Peabody has been the President of Astronics subsidiary Advanced Electronic Systems since 2014. Mr. Peabody has led that business since 1997 and was appointed Executive Vice President, Astronics AES when it was acquired by Astronics in 2005. He began his career with the Boeing Company. Mr. Peabody holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University.

James F. Mulato

Executive Vice President

Appointed Executive Vice President of Astronics in 2016, Jim Mulato has been the president of Astronics Test Systems since 2014. Prior to Astronics, Mr. Mulato was the President of Airbus’ North American Test and Services Group (acquired in 2014 by Astronics), President of EADS North America Defense Company, and held multiple positions of authority at Lockheed Martin. Mr. Mulato holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science Engineering from The Ohio State University, and an MBA in Finance from Florida State University.