Astron Connect Inc. Appoints Fei Chu to Board of Directors

Vancouver, British Columbia / TheNewswire / October 31, 2018 — Astron Connect Inc. (TSX-V:AST) (“Astron” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Ms. Fei Chu has been appointed as a director of the Company.

Ms. Chu is Procurement Director of the Fresh Food Department at Beijing Hema Fresh Network Technology Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. She has over 20 years’ experience in food and beverage procurement, and particular expertise working with international suppliers. Previously, Ms. Chu has worked for Beijing Jingdong Century Trading Co., Ltd and the purchasing department of Sam’s Club, a subsidiary of Walmart Inc.

“We are thrilled to add Fei Chu to our Board of Directors,” said Randall Smallbone, President and CEO of Astron Connect. “Her decades of experience in China’s food and beverage industry will deepen our capabilities in the country and help us to expand the authentic and safe Canadian products we deliver to the growing middle- and upper-class in emerging markets.”

Astron Connect is the parent company of bottled water supplier Sachiel Water and Sachiel Connect, which helps Canadian food and beverage companies export their products to China and other emerging markets. The Company uses its experience and networks in emerging markets to provide Canadian food and beverage makers with access to international customers, who are increasingly wealthy and interested in authentic, healthy, and safe food products.

About Astron Connect Inc.

Astron Connect (TSX-V:AST) helps Canadian enterprises in the food and beverage industry break through the background noise and introduce their products to new international markets in the emerging world. Astron is the parent company of Sachiel Connect and Sachiel Water. Sachiel Water supplies China and other emerging markets with pure Canadian bottled spring water. Sachiel Connect brings Canadian food and beverage companies to the world through its extensive connections and export logistics capabilities in China and emerging markets. For more information, visit

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Astron Connect Inc.

Randy Smallbone

Randy Smallbone

CEO, President & Director

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