THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES RICHARD SKLAR AS U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS FOR U.N. MANAGEMENT AND REFORM WITH RANK OF AMBASSADOR AT THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
President Clinton today announced his intent to nominate Richard Sklar, of San Francisco, California to serve as U.S. Representative to the United Nations for U.N. Management and Reform with Rank of Ambassador at the Department of State.
Mr. Sklar has a distinguished and honored 40 year career in private and public sector management. He has earned a national reputation for administrative and organization reform of troubled private and public sector enterprise. Prior to joining the Department of State, Mr. Sklar served as President of the San Francisco based construction management firm of O'Brien Kreitzberg, Inc. Most recently, he served as the Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State for Civilian Implementation in Bosnia. He earned a B.A. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1957. Following graduation, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army.
In his capacity as U.S. Representative to the United Nations for U.N. Management and Reform, Mr. Sklar will be responsible for overseeing all matters relating to United Nations budget management, fraud and mismanagement, procurement practices, and interaction with U.S. businesses.