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Company Overview of Houston Astros, LLC

Company Overview

Houston Astros, LLC owns and operates a professional baseball team. The company also operates a baseball complex for urban youth; and offers internship programs, such as spring, summer, and fall internships for women and men. In addition, it offers game tickets and mobile games; and sells and auctions jerseys, caps, collectibles, baseball cards, baseballs and bats, equipment, line-up cards, photos, and game used items, as well as apparel and accessories for men, women, and kids through its Website. The company was formerly known as Colt .45s and changed its name to Houston Astros, LLC in January 1965. Houston Astros, LLC was founded in 1962 and is based in Houston, Texas.

501 Crawford Street

Suite 400

Houston, TX 77002

United States

Founded in 1962

Phone:

713-259-8000

Fax:

713-259-8326

Key Executives for Houston Astros, LLC

Chairman
Executive Vice President of Finance
Age: 58
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 64
President of Business Operations
President of Baseball Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Houston Astros, LLC Key Developments

Houston Astros and Aramark Extend Food and Beverage Partnership at Minute Maid Park

The Houston Astros and Aramark announced a long term extension of their partnership at Minute Maid Park. Under terms of the agreement, Aramark will continue the management and development of Minute Maid Park's concessions, club level, suites and restaurant dining programs. Aramark, which also manages Minute Maid Park's facility services, has been partners with the Astros since 1980. Aramark partners with 12 Major League Baseball teams. For the 2014 season, the Astros and Aramark unveiled several upgrades to the menu, including a complete remodeling and rebranding of numerous concession stands on the main concourse, as part of a multi-phase food and beverage renovation. Future enhancements will continue to incorporate fan feedback, market research and Aramark's insights into the development and design of new menu concepts and dining options throughout Minute Maid Park. In addition, the Astros and Aramark will explore new and unique ways to showcase Houston's signature cuisine and culinary talent, such as they currently do with Houston's own top chef and restaurateur Bryan Caswell. For the past three seasons, chef Caswell has partnered with Aramark to bring his restaurants' signature menu items to Minute Maid Park, as well as create exclusive dishes and brands for the ballpark. Last season, premium dining at Minute Maid Park underwent a significant transformation with the creation of the Houston Astros Hospitality Group. Together, the Astros and Aramark launched Houston Astros Hospitality Group, a portfolio of world class food, beverage and service enhancements offered exclusively within Minute Maid Park. Elevating the premium dining and catering experience on game days and for non-game day special events, Houston Astros Hospitality Group features exclusive recipes from local celebrity chef, Bryan Caswell, and service experiences inspired by Houston's premier caterer, Jackson and company.

Houston Astros, LLC Names Reid Ryan as President of Business Operations

Houston Astros, LLC named Reid Ryan as the team's president of business operations. Ryan, most recently was president and CEO of Ryan-Sanders Baseball, which owns and operates the Double A Corpus Christi Hooks and the Triple A Round Rock clubs. Ryan, who will be responsible for all Astros business operations, will maintain his board seat and an equity position in Ryan-Sanders Baseball.

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