THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JAN LODAL AS PRINCIPAL DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR POLICY The President today announced his intention to nominate Jan Lodal
of McLean, VA, to be the next Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
Mr. Lodal has had a varied background in government and the private sector. He served as Director, NATO and General Purposes Forces Analysis Division in the Department of Defense's Systems Analysis Office. Before that, he worked in both the Strategic Forces Division and the Southeast Asia Programs Division. He then served as a senior staffer on the National Security Council, where he worked on arms control matters and defense program issues. He personally participated in three U.S. - U.S.S.R. summit meetings.
Later, Mr. Lodal was Executive Vice President, Director, and Co-Founder of American Management Systems, Inc., a leading computer systems and software firm. He is currently President of Intelus, a computer systems firm he founded in 1986, and Director of the Aspen Strategy Group. He received his B. A. from Rice University in 1965, and a Master of Public Affairs (MPA) and Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) from Princeton University in 1967.
As Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Policy, Mr. Lodal will be the number two person within the Department of Defense's Policy Organization. This office plays a key role in the Department's political- military planning and assumes major responsibility in running the day to day elements of policy formulation.